CATALOGUE NUMBER 0143
BLUE & WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 7 ⅜ inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 2000
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.