A Powder Blue Glazed Gilt-Decorated
Porcelain Rouleau Form Vase.
Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period 1662-1722
A powder blue glazed vase of cylindrical rouleau form and decorated with gold gilt.
The decoration depicting a mountainous landscape scene which is continuous around the entire vase. Hidden within the landscape are numerous figures, A scholar with attendant, fishermen, and a figure on horseback. To the shoulder a band of diaper pattern with peony motifs.
The neck with a single raised fillet and a series of crenelated, scroll and ruyi-head borders.
Height: 27.7 cm, 10 7⁄8” inches
Provenance: Henry S Marquand sticker (1819-1902)
Private American Collection