A 'Famille-Verte' Rouleau Vase

Lot 3172. A 'Famille-Verte' Rouleau Vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimation 200,000-300,000 HKDLot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's

the cylindrical body rising from a short splayed foot to a slightly waisted neck and an everted rim, finely painted around the exterior with a bird perched on a branch of blossoming prunus below a hovering butterfly, beside sprays of leafy bamboo and clusters of pine needles issuing from a large rock formation, all below a band of iron-red ruyi and a green fillet encircling the neck, the glazed recessed base with a double circle in underglaze blue; 27.2 cm., 10 3/4 in. 

PROVENANCE: J.T. Tai & Co., New York, 1989

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. Hong Kong | 04 avr. 2012