25 September 2020
TWO COPPER-RED AND CELADON-DECORATED CARVED BLUE AND WHITE BEAKER VASES
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The neck is carved with a phoenix standing on a blue and celadon rock surrounded by peonies, the rounded mid-section is decorated with two chilong writhing amidst lingzhi, and the lower body is decorated with an inverted scene of narcissus and lily plants growing on either side of a celadon-glazed rock.
16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 18 November 1983, lot 17.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
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Amy Lewis Hofland and Shiyuan Yuan, Texas Collects Asia, Dallas, 2008, p. 177, no. 54.
Dallas, The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Texas Collects Asia, 12 July-28 September 2008, no. 54.
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