Lot 404
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A BLUE AND WHITE 'HUNDRED ANTIQUES' BOTTLE VASE QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD |

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
Sold
4,750 USD
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Height 12 3/8  in., 31.4 cm
the ovoid body rising to a narrow cylindrical neck with a round bulb and trumpet mouth, painted in soft blue tones with four assemblages of vessels of varying type bearing flowering branches, amid auspicious and scholarly objects, each group set between lappet borders decorated with reserved lotus on blue ground, repeated at the neck below and above the 'cracked-ice' bulb, the base with a double circle in underglaze blue with a wheel-engraved Japanese Palace, Dresden inventory mark N:273

Provenance

Collection of Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony, King of Poland (1670-1733), Saxony, Dresden, inv. no. N:273. 
Collection of Countess Beatriz di Rovasenda (1911-2009).
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.
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