A fine blue and white tapering cylindrical vase, rolwagen Mid 17th century
Lot 39
A fine blue and white tapering cylindrical vase, rolwagen
Mid 17th century
Sold for £39,650 (US$ 66,644) inc. premium
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A fine blue and white tapering cylindrical vase, rolwagen Mid 17th century A fine blue and white tapering cylindrical vase, rolwagen Mid 17th century
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A fine blue and white tapering cylindrical vase, rolwagen
Mid 17th century
Unusually painted on one side with a long-tailed phoenix descending in flight towards another standing on a grassy terrace, the other side with a very unusual and complicated cluster of bamboo, tree peony, thistle and pine issuing from a large cluster of deeply-hollowed Lake Tai rockwork. 48.5cm (19¼in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a German private collection

    十七世紀中期 青花牡丹鳳凰紋筒式瓶

    來源:德國私人收藏

    Compare two related vases with bird and flower design, but slightly smaller, one illustrated in Seventeenth Century Jingdezhen Porcelain from the Shanghai Museum and the Butler Collections, Shanghai, 2005, no.40, and the other illustrated by Sir Michael Butler, Seventeenth Century Chinese Porcelain from the Butler Family Collection, Alexandria, 1990, no.104.
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