Lot 333. A famille-verte hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 15 1/8 in., 38.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000. © Sotheby's
the swelling body supported on a tall spreading foot and rising to a wide waisted neck and flared rim, finely enameled with a wide collar band enclosing alternating stylized leafing peony and chrysanthemum meanders on an iron-red ground boldly outlined in black, surmounted by four lion-masks suspending rings and stylized lotus blossoms, the rim with bands of scrolling lotus, keyfret, and ruyi heads, the foot with a band of pendent green lappets bordered below by scalloped polychrome bands, coll. no. 1330.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Collection of Stephen Junkunc III (d. 1978).
Christie's New York, 21st September 1995, lot 194.
Marchant, London, 2002..