Lot 368. A celadon-glazed, underglaze blue garlic-mouth vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 3/8 in., 23.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's
the pear-shaped body supported on a stepped foot and rising to bulbous mouth with an upright rim, covered overall in a lustrous milky-green celadon glaze, and decorated in relief with white slip painted in underglaze blue with a herd boy riding a water buffalo through a landscape, the seated child engrossed in a book, oblivious to the leafing willow trees overhead and craggy rocks along the ground, the interior and base glazed white, coll. no. 232.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000.
Sotheby's. KANGXI: The Jie Rui Tang Collection, New York, 20 March 2018, 11:00 AM