A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 248. A blue and white beaker vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

of archaistic gu form, the top section vibrantly painted with a scene from Xixiang ji (Romance of the West Chamber), the mid-section with a continuous landscape, the lower register with a seated scholar and attendant, the base with an apocryphal Jiajing mark. Height 10 in., 25.4 cm

Provenance: Collection of Mr. J.P. Argenti before 1947.
Sotheby's New York, 8th May 1981, lot 295.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM