Vase and stand

LL 6696


Vase, with slender ovoid body, contracted neck, and spreading mouth and base. Painted in famille verte enamels with landscape and buildings; a lady on balcony greeting two horsemen who are passing below. On the neck, two leaf-shaped panels, with two sages, holding a ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') sceptre, and the other leaning on a bundle of scrolls. Carved wooden stand in black.