17 - 18 September 2015
AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE VERTE BOTTLE VASE
The neck is decorated on one side with a woman seated on a terrace watching a mouse and on the reverse with two farmers approaching a bridge, all above two striding dragons applied to the shoulder above waves decorated with sea creatures, prunus flowers and auspicious symbols on the body.
15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) high
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.
Christie's East, New York, 18 September 2000, lot 112.
The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.
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E. Gorer and J. F. Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, London, vol. I, 1911, pl. 45.
Walter Bondy, Kan-hsi, Munich, 1923, p. 153.
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