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.
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.