Large Famille Verte ‘Filial Piety’ Rouleau Vase, Late Qing Dynasty
Of tall cylindrical form and raised on a thick spreading foot, the thickly potted sides continuously decorated with scenes from the “24 Filial Piety Examplars” reserved along the exterior
height 26" — 66 cm.
Written by Guo Jujing during the Yuan dynasty (1260-1368), the “24 Filial Piety Examplars” espoused Confucian ideals surrounding the relationship between children and their parents or ancestors.
Department: Asian Art