15 September 2016
A COPPER-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE AND JARDINIÈRE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The exterior is boldly painted with carp, crawfish, shrimp and a crab amidst water plants beneath a scroll border. The carp are picked-out in copper-red and the crawfish, crab and sea plants in underglaze blue.
19 1/8 in. (48.5 cm.) high (including gilt-metal stand)
Edna H. Sachs Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1975.
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