30 March 2005
Property from the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The body painted with an animated battle scene, with officers and soldiers riding galloping horses as they pursue each other through a rocky, tree-studded landscape, all overseen by two military figures, accompanied by an attendant, who peer down at the scene from a vapor-enshrouded vantage, the canted shoulder decorated with four alternating panels of flowers and 'antiques' reserved on a ground of diaper pattern, the neck with three panels depicting Shoulao, an official and a scholar, between a band of stylized ruyi heads and a band of key fret encircling the mouth rim
30 in. (76.1 cm.) high
Fukushima and Company, New York.
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