15 - 16 March 2015
A PAIR OF UNUSUAL FAMILLE VERTE BOTTLE VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each vase is finely potted with a globular body rising to a tall, slender neck, and is decorated in iron-red, turquoise, green and gold with four stylized lotus sprays below the flower-filled cloud collar that is pendent from the cell diaper band on the shoulder from which rises a band of upright leaf tips at the base of the neck, while another band of leaf tips is pendent from the diaper border at the mouth rim.
17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high
Chait Galleries, New York.
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