Finely painted on a pear shaped body with three Chinese mythical beasts,in various postures,their eyes picked out in underglaze-dark cobalt blue,
all below a tall tapering
cylindrical neck and raised on a flat,unglazed
countersunk base.The condition is perfect. Circa:
Kangxi period 1662-1722. Size:6 3/4"High.
For the serious collector of 18thC Kangxi porcelain,this is an outstanding choice in mint condition.
A very similar bottle vase in the National Palace was included in the Museum's'Special
Exhibition of Kangxi,Yongzheng and Qianlong
Porcelain Ware from the Ching Dynasty,Taipei,
1986,cat.no.6;another was included in the exhibition'Oriental Ceramics from Private
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