Famille Noire Square Vase
Kangxi Period (1662 – 1722)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China.
The sturdy square sections vase rising from a tapered elongated footrim, to an everted lip, each of the four-sided vase is decorated with a different landscape scene of flowers and birds in the famille verte palette, all reversed on a black glazed background.
• A similar vase is in the Ernest Grandidier Collection, Guimet Museum, Paris, n° inv. G 1710.
Provenance: • Deaccessioned from the Royal Ontario Museum in 1969. Museum Number: 923.24.76
• Formerly in the George Crofts Collection
• Previously exhibited in The Winnipeg Art Gallery in April 7th – May 6th 1956, no 113.
• Private Canadian Collection