15 September 2016
A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BEAKER VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Both vases are decorated with two registers of petal-shaped panels containing flowering branches amidst rock formations and butterflies or groups of antiques, all surrounded by butterflies and flowering branches on a stippled green ground. The base is inscribed with a double circle in underglaze blue.
18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) high, wood stands
Parish-Watson and Co., Inc., no. 904760-4 (according to label).
John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1960.
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Please note that only one vase in this lot has a stand.
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