A blue and white 'ladies' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花開光仕女花卉圖瓶
A blue and white 'ladies' vase
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period
the elegantly potted globular body rising from a flared foot to a tall trumpet neck interrupted by a raised collar and a short compressed bulb, the body finely painted with two registers of petals, each enclosing alternating images of elegant ladies, blooming plants or a landscape, with stylized floral sprays above, the neck similarly decorated with a single row of petal lappets, the bulb painted with leafy blossoms, the base with an orchid plant in underglaze blue within a double circle
Height 15 ¾ in., 40 cm
In overall good condition. With typical fritting and other minor firing imperfections. Wear to the surface consistent with age.
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Collection of Anton Exner (1882- 1952) (by repute).
Galerie Zacke, Vienna, 1984.
Collection of Chia-Shi Lin (1930-2020), and thence by descent.
Anton Exner (1882-1952) 收藏 (傳)
林教授 (1930-2020) 緣木得魚齋珍藏，此後家族傳承
Asien-Museum, Bad Wildungen, Hesse, Germany.