16 - 17 September 2010
A RARE FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Well painted with an amusing scene of a couple seated at a corner-leg table by a large floor screen painted with a rocky seascape, being entertained by two men on an adjacent terrace, one playing castanets and a drum while the other, wearing a tall hat and holding a halberd, dances energetically beneath overhanging blossoms and the moon and constellations above, the shoulder painted with decorative bands of ruyi heads, lappets, classic scroll and key fret, the slender neck with a raised bow-string band and painted with bamboo and pine in a rocky landscape, the everted rim encircled by a band of key fret
16 5/8 in. (42.3 cm.) high
Tonying & Co., New York.
William Randolph-Hearst Collection; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 5-6 April 1963, lot 340.
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Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 54.
On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.
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