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EX CHRISTIES IMPORTANT KANGXI PERIOD IRON RED DEER VASE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 795229

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An extremely rare and important Kangxi period imperial iron red, grisaille and gilt deer vase. Very finely painted with a scene of deers among pine trees and lingzhi fungi in iron red, grisaille and gilt in court style with western influences. Stoutly and perfectly potted. Probably painted by a western missionary court painter during the Kangxi period. Date: Kangxi period (AD1662 - AD1722); Height: 44cm; Condition: one small star crack on base as shown in the last photo, otherwise perfectly preserved. Hand-chased silk-lined tin box and carved hard wood stand included; Provenance: Lot 850, 2 Oct 1991, Christie's Hong Kong, full page colour illustration, catalogue is included for the buyer.