Lot 103. An unusual large 'Verte-Imari' 'rouleau' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, circa 1720; height 26 3/4 in., 68 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD. photo Sotheby's 2011.
of similar form to the preceding three lots, finely painted with children gamboling around three men and women on a terrace furnished with a table strewn with vases, censers and other objects and a bird cage suspended from a prunus tree, a lady seated on a cloth-covered stool to one side holding a very young child, all between cell-diaper bands at the foot and shoulder, the neck with a group of four young children entertained by an older boy with a puppet.
Provenance: Property of a New York Private Collector.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 4th November 1965, lot 98.
Sotheby's. Informing the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co. 22 Mar 11. New York