Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Chinese famille verte square-section tapering vase, Kangxi (1662-1722), the sides with thin cellular borders framing a seeded green ground decorated with flower heads and butterflies, serving as a background to three variously-shaped panels on each side, containing precious objects, flowers and mythical beasts including a qilin, the sloping shoulders with a cellular design primarily in black; the trumpet neck with similar decoration to the body but with two panels containing precious and scholar's objects, the unglazed base with an inset square glazed panel painted with a lozenge, one of the eight precious objects (babao) denoting happiness and success.
Height: 48.5cm. (19 1/8in.)
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