Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Chinese Square Vase w/ Story of Red Cliffs, Kangxi
A Chinese blue and white square vase depicting the story of the Battle of Red Cliffs dating from the Kangxi period with a wooden stand. Two sides of the vase each have two seals and long inscriptions telling the story of the battle. The other twosides of the vase have river landscape scenes with military figures in boats. Floral and bamboo motifs decorate the shoulder and neck of the vase. The bottom has a 6-character Kangxi mark. Dimensions are: 20 3/4 inches tall X 6 1/8 incheswide, 52.7 cm X 15.6 cm. All measurements are approximate.