Lot 239. A famille-verte 'scholars' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 18¼ in., 46.3 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 69,300 USD. © Sotheby's 2021
the gently rounded sides resting on a straight foot and sweeping to a delicately everted rim, the exterior painted with a continuous hunting scene with one group of courtiers pursuing a fox with hounds and another group having just shot a bird with an arrow, the interior painted with a huntress in in a rocky landscape with falcon and hound, all in vibrant enamels, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle.
Property from a New York Private Collection.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021