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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE-VERTE 'BIRDS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
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911

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE-VERTE 'BIRDS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
15,00025,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE-VERTE 'BIRDS' ROULEAU VASE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the slightly tapering cylindrical body resting on a short foot below a slim neck and galleried rim, densely and vibrantly enameled with the 'Hundred Birds' motif including a pair of phoenix, amidst large peony blooms in a verdant rocky landscape by a lotus pond, the shoulder with four fruit-shaped cartouches enclosing auspicious objects against a floral brocade ground, the neck with two rectangular panels each painted with a 'bird and flower' scene against a flowerhead and ruyi ground, one with two seals, the neck with a band of keyfret
Height 18 in., 46 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 9th May 1972, lot 143.
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2nd February 1976. 

Catalogue Note

Finely enameled, the present vase has an unusually dense composition of various birds and flowers. For vases with similarly dense enameling and subject matter, compare a vase with phoenix and birds sold at Christie's New York, 27th November 1991, lot 365; another with peacocks sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26th September 1989, lot 600A; and one sold at Christie's London, 23rd March 1987, lot 175. See also two with plainer necks sold in our London rooms, 14th May 1966, lot 190, and 9th May 1972, lot 106.

Important Chinese Art

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