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BLUE & WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE

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CATALOGUE NUMBER 0143

BLUE & WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 7 ⅜ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000

 
CATALOGUE NOTES

Blue and white pear shaped vase with strongly everted rim and supported on a short, spreading foot. It is decorated with three large kylins, all in ferocious poses. They appear to stand on three legs, their bodies colored with washes and the hairs, spots and scales picked out with stronger dashes and dots.