A FINE BLUE AND WHITE 'LANDSCAPE' VASEQING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD |
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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- Height 10 5/8 in., 27 cm
the elegant baluster body rising from a spreading foot to a slender waisted neck with everted rim, freely painted in a subtle range of blue tones with a continuous landscape depicting a boatman ferrying a passenger over tranquil water towards a rustic pavilion amid leafing foliage and mountain peaks in the distance, below a chevron band encircling the shoulder, the neck with two registers of floral sprays, the base glazed white, coll. no. 128
Vermeer & Griggs, Atlanta, 1998.
A closely related vase of the same form, size and subject matter in the Palace Museum, Beijing is illustrated in Gugong Bowuyuan Cang Qingdai Ciqi Leixuan Qing Shunzhi Kangxi Chao Qinghuaci [Selected Chinese Ceramics from the Palace Museum: Blue and White Ceramics in Shunzhi and Kangxi Periods], vol. I, Beijing, 2004, pl. 262.