30 March 2005
Property from the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
TWO BLUE AND WHITE VESSELS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
One a sleeve vase decorated with alternating sprays of lotus and peony blossoms between lappet borders, the mouth rim unglazed, with an artemesia mark on the base; the other a blue and white ovoid jar and cover, the body decorated with lotus and peony sprays separating ogival panels enclosing scholar's objects and figures engaged in various pursuits, the cover decorated with lappet borders, the top painted with archaic bronzes and other scholars' objects
12 3/8 and 13½ in. (31.3 and 34.3 cm.) high (2)
Sleeve vase: Morgan Collection, no. 122.
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