CATALOGUE NUMBER 0153
FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 17 ½ inches
Berwald Oriental Art, London, 1996
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, The Colors of Earth, Kangxi Era Porcelain from the Stamen Collection, 2002, no. 24
Tall famille verte rouleau vase finely enameled with four female equestriennes riding in a fenced landscaped garden, the ladies with whips raised and wearing elaborate robes. They are performing beneath a balcony on which stands an excited smiling dignitary and two attendants.
The shoulder is decorated with four panels of flowers on a diaper ground. The neck is decorated with boys at play in a garden and the galleried rim with a band of green whorl pattern. The foot with a band of lotus lappets.