CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1289 & 1290
PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE YEN-YEN VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 18 ¼ inches
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2003
Pair of famille verte porcelain beaker shaped vases. The first vase is decorated on the lower section with a scene of women throwing detectible from a terraced pavilion to the famed young poet Pan Yue, who is being wheeled through the courtyard by a servant, and accompanied by attendants; the upper section, with a scene of a visitation by an Immortal before the Emperor and attendants. The second vase is decorated on the lower section with an audience before the Emperor; the upper sections, with an interior court scene with military figures and a court lady.