671
671
A CORAL-GROUND GRISAILLE-PAINTED ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
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671
A CORAL-GROUND GRISAILLE-PAINTED ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A CORAL-GROUND GRISAILLE-PAINTED ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY
the cylindrical body with two rectangular panels of grisaille-painted landscapes, one depicting an elderly sage carrying a basket of lingzhi, the other showing a scholar leaning out over the water from a rustic hut, divided by prunus, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo enclosed within four smaller shaped cartouches, the neck with two rectangular reserves detailing further auspicious emblems, a three-legged toad, coral 'antiques' and a recumbent deer, all reserved on a delicately mottled, rich orange-red ground
Height 18 1/4  in., 46.4 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Yvonne Costello Gould (1918-2016), Montreal, Canada.

Catalogue Note

The prunus, orchid, chrysanthemum, and bamboo are popularly known as the 'Four Gentlemen,' for each is said to embody the noble qualities of the ideal Confucian gentleman-scholar and together they are associated with the four seasons.

Important Chinese Art

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New York