Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean
Ceramics & Works of Art
Antique Chinese & Japanese PorcelainEuropean Ceramics & Works
Near pair of Chinese blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated to the centre with quatrefoil cartouches containing two fan shaped panels enclosing a lady in a fenced garden near two towers within beribboned objects variously comprising the ‘hundred antiquities’, with a spray of flowering lotus to the lower body and peony to the upper body, within a flowerhead and ruyi patterned border to the rim and foot
Height of taller: 30.5cm. (12 in.); height of shorter: 30.35cm. (11 7/8 in.)
Rims slightly ground, one with two hairlines to body.
For a similar example see, Jorg, Christiaan, ‘Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum: The Ming and Qing Dynasties’, pl. 284, p. 257. This pattern is also found on other blue and white vessels of differing shape.
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