A large Chinese famille verte baluster jar and a cover . Kangxi (1662-1722)

Enamelled around the sides with a continuous rocky landscape, depicting foreigners with curly hair and prominent noses, a figure with large red nose waiting cross-armed by a pavilion, one dignitary seated beside a Chinese beauty in a horse-driven cart and surrounded by bannermen, a servant carrying a picnic basket and water jug suspending from a pole, from behind rocks two men carrying game, rim crack and frittings. 56 cm. high. Est.  €8,000 - €12,000 - Price Realized €39,400


A Chinese famille verte beaker vase and a circular bowl and cover. Kangxi (1662-1722)

The beaker vase painted to the centrul bulge with fishermen in a mountainous landscape, the upper and lower section with flowers and butterflies reserved on a green speckled ground, 18.2 cm. high; and a bowl and cover of compressed globular shape decorated with lappets of lotus and scrolling foliage on a ground of Symbols, 10.5 cm. high (2) Est. €2,000 - €3,000 - Price Realized €2,500 


Two Chinese famille verte plates and a pair of saucer dishes . Kangxi (1662-1722)

The saucer dishes painted to the centre with an open-winged bird perched on a flowering branch of peach, beneath a floral border at the rim, 20.9 cm. diam; and two plates, each painted with an equestrian figure and his attendant before a walled pavilion, surrounded by symbols and stylised lotus-scrolls at the rim, 21 cm. diam., some frits (4) Est. €2,000 - €3,000 - Price Realized  €3,750


A Chinese group of three famille verte nesting bowls. Chenghua six character mark, Kangxi (1662-1722)

The flaring sides finely painted with different figure scenes, the first depicting a scholar pointing at a reclining goat beside a servant carrying a gourd, the second with a scholar standing beside a deer, the third with a pensive scholar seated on a grassy riverbank. 7.8, 9.1 and 10 cm. diam. (3) Est. €1,500 - €2,000 - Price Realized €9,375 

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