A FAMILLE-VERTE 'BIRTHDAY' ROULEAU VASE QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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the cylindrical body supported surmounted by a columnar neck and galleried rim, the body finely painted in bright enamels with gilt details with a continuous scene showing the Tang dynasty general Guo Ziyi, seated on a tiger-skin throne before a draped table set with scholarly objects and colorful pennants and receiving a birthday gift from a dignitary, the dignitary in a green four-clawed dragon robe bowing reverently below, groups of soldiers, scholar-officials, and attendants observing the exchange, the shoulder with stylized shou characters in shaped cartouches alternating with ruyi heads all against a green wanzi-fret ground, the neck with a selection of the 'Hundred Antiques' and auspicious animals, the rim with a red and green diaper band, the base with a double circle in underglaze blue, coll. no. 1391.