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Chinese export porcelain vase and cover, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with standing ladies, Kangxi
Stock Number: 5244
Small Chinese export porcelain vase and cover, the body with moulded panels decorated in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with standing “long Elisas” in a walled garden setting alternating with flower arrangements, base with the Artemisia leaf mark, c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty, h. 15 cm, 6 in. 1-20395
• A watercolour and gum Arabic over graphite on paper by the Dutch artist Michiel van Huysum (1729-1760) of a similar vase is at the Fitzwilliam Museum, inventory number 2429735.