An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase Shunzhi

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Lot 256
An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase
Shunzhi

HK$ 500,000 - 700,000
US$ 64,000 - 89,000
Withdrawn
An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase
Shunzhi
Of tall cylindrical form, gently sloping at the shoulders, the short elegant neck flaring out at the mouth, vividly painted in brilliant tones of underglaze-blue with a continuous landscape scene of a princess depicted mounted on a horse, escorted by two attendants, one shading her with a parasol, and three armed soldiers, an aged sage depicted observing them, all against the backdrop of a wondrous mountainous scene, above an incised border of stylised leaves and the foot and below an incised border of foliate scroll at the shoulder, the neck painted with a band of pendant leaves.
48cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清順治  青花人物山水棒槌瓶

    For another Shunzhi vase of closely related size and form in the Palace Museum, Beijing, painted with a continuous landscape scene utilising a similar painting technique, see Selections of Ceramics in the Beijing Palace Museum, Qing Shunzhi Kangxi Chao Qinghua ci, Vol.1, Beijing, 2004, pg. 81, pl. 41.

    For a closely related example sold at auction, see the vase from the Corbin collection, sold at Christie's New York, 17 September 2010, lot 1371.

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An exceptional blue and white sleeve vase Shunzhi
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