Potted slender form, gradually tapering from the small rounded shoulders ot the underglazed footrim, encircling the deeply counter sunk base, the tall waisted neck rising to the everted mouth. Covered overall with a pale celadon glaze with hints of red in a variation of peachbloom. Kangxi mark to base. Height 16.5 cm. Height 18 cm including the wooden stand.
Repair to the rim. Firing spots.
Valenstein, A handbook of Chinese Ceramics, 1989, p 237. Compare vases of this type, they do appear as groups of eight peachbloom wares for the scholar's table.
Chait, Oriental Art, Winter 1957, Vol III, no 4, pp. 130-137. 'The Eight Prescribed Peachbloom Shapes Bearing K'ang Hsi Marks'.