A blue and white and enamelled yanyan vase - Kangxi

The baluster body painted with a pheasant perched on rockwork among spreading branches of cherry blossom, magnolia and birds, the flaring neck with further birds among pine shrubs, prunus and bamboo, divided by a geometrical band in famille verte enamels, overall traces of iron-red and gilt - 45.8 cm. high. Price Realized: €8,650 ($13,482)

Provenance: Major General Baron H. van Hemert tot Dingshof
and thence by descent.

Christie's Amsterdam. 20 - 21 May 2008. ASIAN ART