Lot 103. A gilt-decorated 'mirror black' rouleau vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 181⁄2 in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price Realised USD 3,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The vase is decorated with two panels enclosing flowers, birds and butterflies, alternating with shaped panels containing Buddhist emblems, all set amidst a chrysanthemum scroll ground. The neck is decorated with lotus sprays.
Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown.
Provenance: Sotheby’s Monaco, 27 June 1984, lot 3534.
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