17 September 2015
AN IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is well potted and decorated with variously shaped reserved panels containing birds and flowers set amidst a chrysanthemum scroll ground, with floral reserved against a diaper ground on the shoulder. The neck is decorated with butterflies beneath decorative borders repeated on the everted rim. There is an underglaze blue double circle on the base.
16 ¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high
Property from the Lai Family Collection.
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