A SMALL FAMILLE-ROSE 'BOY ON BUFFALO' VASE SIGNED WANG QI, REPUBLICAN PERIOD
20,000 - 30,000 HKD
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- 14.8 cm, 5 3/4 in.
the body of tapered ovoid shape and surmounted by a tall slender neck and flared mouthrim, the body decorated on one side with a boy riding astride a buffalo, the reverse with an inscription signed Wang Qi and followed by two iron-red seal marks reading Xichang Wang Qi and taozhai respectively, the countersunk base with a further seal mark reading taotaozhai
Wang Qi (1884-1917) is the leader of the group of artists of the Republican period designated as the Zhushanbayou, the 'Eight Friends of Zhushan'.