25,000 - 35,000 USD
- Height 17 1/2 in., 44.3 cm
A related vase of a similarly undulating outline but lacking the bulbed neck and with the addition of pale green enamels from the Qing Court Collection is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, Hong Kong 1999, pl. 82. Other closely related vases of larger size with elongated necks, floral sprigs rather than crane medallions and lacking black enamels are known. One of this type from the collection of Augustus the Strong and listed in a 1721 inventory is illustrated in Walter Bondy, Kang-Hsi, Munich, 1925, p. 209.