A powder blue and iron red rouleau vase  Kangxi
Lot 425
A powder blue and iron red rouleau vase Kangxi
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,126) inc. premium

Auction 18997: Asian Art
24 Nov 2011 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh
Lot Details
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A powder blue and iron red rouleau vase
Kangxi
Finely painted with two pairs of pouting carp facing each other across the blue ground with traces of gilt flowers, fish and shrimp, also visible are remnants of a stiff leaf border at foot and shou characters on the neck framed by a diaper band at the shoulder and key-fret around the rim, an old collector's label on base, (hairline crack in body and chip to underside of rim),
46.6cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: once owned by Mary Burrell, the youngest sister of Glasgow based collector Sir William Burrell, and thence by family decent to present owners.

    Only a few similar vases have come to market, but for a related example see a rouleau featuring three fish in the Burrell Collection.
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