Superb PAIR OF VASES . h : 26 cm.
gobular form with long tapering neck ; brightly painted in cobalt-underglaze blue, of saffire tone : the body with alternating panels of a reclining "lange lijs" holding a fan in a garden, and panels of "precious objects" , including a beaker vase, censer and books; the neck with upright and pendant lappets .
period : KANGXI : 1662 - 1723 .
refer. : " Fine Chinese Ceramics ", Sotheby's New York , 20/03/ 2007
where an identical pair was sold for $16.800- .
" Recent Acquisitions ", 2004, Marchant & Son , n° 29.
" The TAFT Museum, New York ,Chinese Ceramics ",1931 , p. 589 .
This is one of the better " high-quality" blue & white Kangxi , in perfect condition .