M5146

£12,500

Description

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai miniature rouleau vase, painted on the body with a standing lady holding a basket of flowers beside a young boy holding a lotus flower suspended on a wand, beside a table with books and a brush, in a continuous landscape scene with rockwork fence and two stools, with iron-red leaf and round seal and a square seal, the shoulder with reserves of prunus flowers on a geometric green ground, the neck with sprays of bamboo.

5 5/8 inches, 14.2 cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722.

Condition

Overall good condition. One knock to the biscuit foot rim.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From the collection of Frederick and Margaret Haskell and acquired in Shanghai before 1902. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company and often visited Shanghai between 1862 and 1902. This vase descended through the family.
  • It is rare to find famille verte rouleau vases of this unusual small size.
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