Un vase de forme rouleau en porcelaine de Chine famille verte à décor 'Feng shen bang', Kangxi

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H.: 27,5 cm

Condition: (UV-checked)
- With a faint ca. 5 cm vertical glaze line on the exterior, not showing on the interior.
- A small number of losses to the overglaze blue enamels throughout.
- A few small superficial nibbles to the glaze around the foot.
- Otherwise in very good condition.

The design on this attractive vase is based on a classic Chinese novel, 'Feng shen bang' (Investiture of the Gods), in which King Wen of the Zhou found Jiang Ziya fishing in the Pan River and hired him as a military counselor.

Ref.:
- The Palace Museum, Taipei, has a painting depicting a related scene. (link)
- Sotheby's, New York, The Jie Rui Tang Collection, March 20, 2018, lot 322, for an exceptional rouleau vase with another scene from the same story. (link)
- Jiang Ziya (Wikipedia)
- King Wen of Zhou (Wikipedia)

Estimation: € 8000 - € 12000