Lot 315. A blue and white rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 1/4 in., 46.4 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's
the cylindrical vessel painted to one side with a rectangular panel enclosing a scene of Xiwangmu descending on a cloud with her entourage to visit a young gentleman riding a water buffalo in a riverside landscape, the rider gesturing reverently, five birds flying overhead, the opposite side with a selection of the 'Hundred Antiques' including vivacious sculptures of mythical beasts and Samantabhadra astride an elephant, three geometric bands encircling the neck, three line bands above the foot, the base with a double circle, coll. no. 1442.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Christie's Paris, 26th November 2002, lot 103.
Sotheby's. KANGXI: The Jie Rui Tang Collection, New York, 20 March 2018, 11:00 AM