CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1385 & 1386
PAIR OFWUCAI YEN-YEN VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)
Height: 18 ¼ inches
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2003
Pair of wucai beaker shaped vases, both decorated overall with large flowers and leafy tendrils finely and beautifully painted in bright and vibrant glaze enamels of underglaze blue, green, rouge de fer, yellow, and aubergine. At the base of the neck is a narrow chevron border drawn in rouge de fer, which separates the design of the neck from that of the body. The underfoot of each is glazed white.
An identical beaker vase is the Palace Museum, Beijing.