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Vung Tau cargo vase & cover, Kangxi

Vung Tau cargo vase & cover, Kangxi

Code: 230414

A small Chinese vase and cover, recovered as part of the Vung Tau cargo, decorated in underglaze blue and dating from the Kangxi period c1690.  The vase is attractively decorated with a vigorous design of flowers and foliage.  The base retains the original Christie’s sale label, indicating that this vase was originally sold as part of lot 363.  Height 11.2 cm (4.4”).

Dating: Kangxi c1690

Condition.  This vase is in excellent, undamaged, condition with no chips, cracks or restoration.  The glaze on the vase has softened slightly from immersion.