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916

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A FAMILLE-VERTE 'FOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS' ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
916

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A FAMILLE-VERTE 'FOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS' ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 62,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A FAMILLE-VERTE 'FOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS' ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD
the slightly tapered body rising to a cylindrical neck and everted mouth rim, painted with a continuous scene of women in a large garden pavilion completing the 'Four Accomplishments': reading poetry, playing go, admiring Chinese paintings, and playing musical instruments, surrounded by young boys at play, the shoulder with reserves enclosing flowers symbolizing the four seasons interspersed with chrysanthemums on a diaper ground, the neck with a continuous scene of further boys at play
Height 19 in., 48.3 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Antoinette H. and Frederick J. Van Slyke. 
Sotheby's New York, 31st May 1989, lot 95. 
Sotheby's New York, 12th April 1990, lot 532. 

Catalogue Note

Compare to a closely related vase illustrated in Ausgewahlte Werke Ostasiatischer Kunst, Berlin-Dahlem, 1970, no. 70; and another one of this type with similar subject matter published by Walter Bondy, Kang-Hsi: Eine Blüte-Epoche der chinesischen Porzellankunst, Munich, 1923, pl. 131 (right). Another vase of this type from the J. T. Tai & Co. Collection was sold in these rooms, 22nd March 2011, lot 105. 

Important Chinese Art

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New York