16 - 17 September 2010
A MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The body well painted with phoenixes, cranes, and a peacock in a lush setting of peonies and trees, with numerous small birds nestled amidst their branches and in flight beneath a band of scrolling clouds and borders of bamboo and crosshatch designs at the base of the tapered neck, which is painted in similar fashion, the base with apocryphal six-character Jiajing mark within a double circle
30¾ in. (78.1 cm.) high
William Rhinelander Stewart, New York.
Princess Miguel de Braganca, New York.
The late Bertram S. Boggis Collection; Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 16-17 October 1958, lot 385.
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Brooklyn Museum, prior to 1958.
Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 53.
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