A blue and white yen yen vase Kangxi
Lot 44
A blue and white yen yen vase
Kangxi
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,197) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A blue and white yen yen vase
Kangxi
The body boldly painted with a continuous scene of a pair of cranes in flight above an antlered deer turning to look at a spotted doe, both standing on a plain beside the sea and surrounded by rocks and pines, the flaring neck also with a crane in flight above a recumbent antlered deer amid rockwork and pines.
46.6cm (18¼in) high

Footnotes

  • 清康熙 青花松鶴鹿紋鳳尾尊

    Compare another yen yen vase, slightly smaller but decorated in a very similar style also with deer and cranes in the Gardiner Museum of Chinese Art, illustrated in Cobalt Treasures: The Bell Collection of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain, Toronto, 2003, p.62.
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