A WELL PAINTED FAMILLE-VERTE 'WATER MARGIN' JARDINIERE, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD | 清康熙 五彩水滸傳故事圖缸
PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A WELL PAINTED FAMILLE-VERTE 'WATER MARGIN' JARDINIERE
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
the steep rounded sides rising to an everted lipped rim, vividly painted around the exterior in vibrant enamels with scenes from Shui Hu Zhuan (Water Margin), including the legendary Wu Song fighting a tiger with his bare hands
Height 20 cm, 7⅞ in.
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Light overall wear to the enamels and light scratching, minor losses to the enamels and the gilt detailing. There are also some scattered glaze cracks visible on the inside. not visible on the exterior.
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