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PAIR OF WUCAI YEN-YEN VASES
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CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1385 & 1386

PAIR OFWUCAI YEN-YEN VASES​

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 18 ¼ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2003

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

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.

 

RELATED EXAMPLE

An identical beaker vase is the Palace Museum, Beijing.