KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The first, a vase decorated on the exterior with stylized peony scrolls, has an apocryphal Chenghua mark on the base; a bowl decorated with stylized peony scrolls between double line borders at the rim and around the foot, the center of the interior with a medallion containing a single blooming flower, the base with a six-character Kangxi mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); together with a vase with an ovoid body rising to a slender neck decorated on the exterior with a bright lemon-yellow enamel and incised on the body with three swimming fish, below the border of upright leaf-lappets on the neck and above the band of waves on the lower body, the base with an apocryphal Wanli mark.
blue and white vase: 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high; blue and white bowl: 4¾ in. (11.8 cm.) diam.; yellow vase: 8 in. (19.8 cm.) high