905
905

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. AND MRS. GREGORY F. SULLIVAN

A FAMILLE-VERTE 'IMMORTALS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
905

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. AND MRS. GREGORY F. SULLIVAN

A FAMILLE-VERTE 'IMMORTALS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A FAMILLE-VERTE 'IMMORTALS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the cylindrical body set over a low straight foot and rising to a constricted neck and galleried rim, the body painted in bright enamels and gilt with Liu Hai lunging and holding a three-legged toad emitting a stream of vapor from its mouth, beside him one of the Hehe Erxian dancing and shaking coins from a long string, the coins falling onto the ground alongside scattered 'auspicious emblems', the other Hehe Erxian and Li Tieguai rushing over to snatch up the cash and emblems, each of the immortals finely painted with a lively facial expression, energetic movement, and richly detailed robes, the scene set in a grassy hillock with pine trees, rocks, and a table with further auspicious items, all between decorative bands at the foot and shoulder, the neck with a father, son, and attendant walking through a landscape
Height 17  3/8  in., 44.1 cm
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Provenance

J.M. Hu Collection.
Sotheby's, 4th June 1985, lot 54.

Important Chinese Art

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New York