Lot 384. A blue and white 'Landscape' yen yen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18 1/2 in., 47 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000. Lot sold 35,000 USD. © Sotheby's
the waisted lower body rising to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a trumpet neck, the body painted in bright cobalt tones with a riverside mountainous landscape, a scholar and attendant carrying a qin strolling amid secluded cabins and thatch-roof pavilions surrounded by old pines and soaring birds, a fisherman poling the waters in a boat nearby, the motif repeated at the neck, a band of clouds beneath the rim, coll. no. 1012.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Geoffrey Waters, Ltd., London, 2002.