A large famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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Lot 1415. A large famille verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 76 cm. Estimated price 70.000 - €100.000Result: 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.

Provenance: H.M. Knight Collection, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 1950's
Nijstad Antiquairs, Lochem, The Netherlands, 1955
Earl D. Vandekar, London, UK, 1960's
Bluett & Sons, London, 1979
Sotheby's, Monaco, 1992
Bernheimer Collection, Munich, Germany, 1990's, sold at Lempertz, Cologne, 5./6.12.2003, lot 65
Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, The Netherlands

Exhibition: Museum Prinsenhof, Delft, The Netherlands, 1955

Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels