A VERY RARE ZUN SHAPE KANGXI BLUE AND WHITE VASE WITH SHOU CHARACTERS
Porcelain with underglaze blue hand painting, comes inside its original old wooden collector’s box with various inscriptions in Chinese and English
China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)
This elegant Kangxi period vase in the rarely found Zun shape shows a large cartouche on either main side. One is decorated with precious objects and the other shows magpies amidst peonies. Within a net -like structure we find prominent Shou characters bridging the two main images. Ruyi, double circle and other geometrical borders adorn the rims. The vase comes inside an old wooden box which bears various inscriptions and labels.
Shape: Zun shape
Weight: 896.7 grams
Dimensions: height is 23.3 cm
Condition: very good condition with minor traces of wear and age and very few glaze flaws
Provenance: from a collection that was assembled around 1940 in Canton
Auction result comparison: for another Kangxi period Zun shape Vase, somewhat larger yet restored see Christie’s, Art d'Asie, Paris, 15 December 2010, Lot 147.
重量： 896.7 克
尺寸： 高 23.3 厘米