Fine and Very Rare Chinese Iron Red and Gilt Porcelain Amphora Shaped Vase

Kangxi period

Description

Decorated with plum blossoms upon a cracked ice ground (a sign of the coming of Spring).
Kangxi period
Height: 9 7/8 inches (24.8 cm)
A related example of meiping form from the Qing Court Collection is in the Palace Museum, Beijing.
Another similar amphora shaped vase is in the Shanghai Museum.
Ex: Private American Collection

 

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