A very large blue and white rouleau vase Kangxi
Lot 42
A very large blue and white rouleau vase
Kangxi
Sold for £43,250 (US$ 55,129) inc. premium

Lot Details
A very large blue and white rouleau vase Kangxi
A very large blue and white rouleau vase
Kangxi
Painted around the exterior with scenes including several figures seated in a retreat and on the bank of a rocky riverscape, a fisherman in a craft and a horse rider accompanied by a footservant, all among a mountainous landscape enclosing birds in flight, a waterfall, pine and wutong trees. 75.7cm (29½in) high

Footnotes

  • 清康熙 青花山水人物圖棒槌瓶

    For a similar vase dated to the Kangxi period, also with a continuous river and mountain scene, but smaller (45.7cm high), see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red (III), Hong Kong, 2000, no.15, and another related vase of similar height to the present lot (77.6cm high), ibid., no.14.

    Compare three similar vases which were sold in these rooms, 12 May 2011, lots 289, 293 and 298.
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