A pair of Chinese porcelain blue and white vases of double gourd form, painted on each section with lotus flower heads on scrolling branches and leaves, divided by a triangular diaper band repeated beneath the upright rim, the wide unglazed biscuit foot revealing the body.

6 1/2 inches, 16.5 cm high.

Early Kangxi, circa 1680.


Excellent condition.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in a private European collection.
  • Sold by Sotheby’s London in their auction of Fine Chinese Export Porcelain, 3rd July 1984, lot 106, pp. 46/7.