Lot 1415. A large famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 76 cm. Estimated price €70.000 - €100.000. Result: €99.200. Courtesy Lempertz
Decorated with a gnarled, flowering plum tree, a magnificent bird with long tail feathers sitting on the branch and another bird in flight and taihu rocks, bamboo branches and narcissus on the tree trunk. Four shaped reserves with lotus flowers on a flower-like cash patterned-ground to the shoulder and a leaf-shaped reserve to the neck with a fisherman being massaged by a boy. To the other side a fan-shaped reserve with a landscape and a rectangular reserve with retracted corners with magnolias on a taihu rock. Spiral border to the rim. Mushikui to inner rim.
Exhibition: Museum Prinsenhof, Delft, The Netherlands, 1955
Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels