A blue and white baluster vase, Kangxi period. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 25,000 (€18,000 - 22,000). Photo Bonhams.
Molded with a flared rim to the tall trumpet neck, the body of inverted pear form spreading outward above a set-in foot ring, the towering landscape view on the upper half inhabited by a solitary scholar and his servant while a boatman passes behind the towering cliffs in the lower landscape, the lustrous glaze covering all surfaces except the foot and the recessed base bearing the date Kangxi 6th year and inscription zhi hou ren wu ke [xiu] followed by the name Zhang Hao incised into the glaze. 18 1/2in (47cm) high
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 23 Jun 2015 10:00 PDT - SAN FRANCISCO