A BLUE AND WHITE BEAKER VASE QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD |
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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- Height 8 7/8 in., 22.5 cm
modeled after archaic gu, the flaring neck painted in blue washes accented with deep blue cobalt illustrating a scholar sitting on a riverbank by twin pines and rocks, the globular center section with two large quatrefoil cartouches respectively enclosing a scholar fishing riverside and another walking a mountain pass with a staff, both against a diaper ground, the lower register with two magpies merrily playing mid-flight amidst dangling prunus and bamboo, the base with an apocryphal six-character Jiajing mark in underglaze blue within a double circle, coll. no. 152.
E. Pranger Oriental Art, Amsterdam, 1996.