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Chinese porcelain vase decorated in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with a lady and two rams, Kangxi reign.
Stock Number: 5212
Small Chinese porcelain vase decorated in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua) with a lady and two rams in an outdoor setting, c. 1720, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty, 7 cm high, 2¾ in. Bespoke box. 1-19382
Notes: The ram has appeared in artworks and considered auspicious animal symbol throughout Chinese history thanks to its auspicious implications. According to Shuowen by Xu Shen, the ram, or Yang 羊 in Chinese, means auspiciousness or good fortune (Xiang 祥).