A pair of blue and white 'chilong' cylindrical vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花螭龍紋筒瓶一對
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A pair of blue and white 'chilong' cylindrical vases
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period
Height 11⅝ in., 29.5 cm
One vase with a restored small chip to the rim and a hairline crack measuring 1.8cm, with associated overspray. Both with a few minute shallow flakes to the foot. Overall with expected surface wear and minor firing imperfections, consistent with age and type.
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Collection of James A. Garland (1840-1902).
Collection of John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913).
The Morgan Collection, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1904, cat. no. B1-4 (two of four).