07 mai 2021

A fine and rare blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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Lot 3645. A fine and rare blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 27.4  cmEstimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,197,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the baluster body surmounted by a slender ribbed neck and garlic mouth, one side of the body painted with a large lobed cartouche enclosing a seated scholar against a landscape river scene, the reverse with 'the Hundred Antiques', all beneath circular and scrolling motifs, the base with a shun character mark.

Provenance: The Richard Bennett Collection.
Collection of Charles E. Russell (1866-1960), London.
Sotheby's London, 12th July 1960, lot 1
Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London.
Collection of Dr John Pullan (1915-1995), London.
Spink & Son Ltd, London.
A Dutch private collection.
Marchant, London, acquired in 2008.
The Roy Davids Collection, no. 30.

Literature: R.L. Hobson, The Later Ceramic Wares of China, London, 1924, fig. I, pl. XXIX.

Exhibited: Catalogue of the Collection Old Chinese Porcelains formed by Richard Bennett, Esq., Gorer, London, 1911, cat. no. 20.
International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935-1936, no. 1791.
Chinese Blue & White Porcelain from the Pullan Collection, Spink & Son Ltd, London, 1998, cat. no. 43.
Recent Acquisitions, Marchant, London, 2008, cat. no. 48.
Kangxi Underglaze Blue and Copper-Red, Marchant, London, 2016, cat. no. 28 and back cover.

NoteA brushpot and a jardinière with similar decoration in the Palace Museum, Beijing, are illustrated in Chen Runmin, Qing Shunzhi Kangxi chao qinghua ci [Qing dynasty blue and white porcelain of the Shunzhi and Kangxi periods], Beijing, 2005, pls 207 and 323.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 22 April 2021


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