Lot 102. A famille-verte rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 181⁄4 in. (46.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The vase is decorated with a continuous scene from the Romance of Three Kingdoms, portraying Zhang Fei in a battle scene in a mountainous setting. The neck is further decorated with two panels enclosing boys at play, alternating with two shou characters.
Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown.
Provenance: Anita Gray, London, 1982.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020