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Blue and White Jar

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Blue and White Jar, China, 19th/20th century, Ming-style, bulbous, with a sharp S-curved silhouette and a wide flat-rimmed mouth raised from the shoulder, decorated with four lotus stalks, two of which along with a pair of mandarin ducks between a floral band and a band of lotus lappets, a band of ruyi cloud design around mouth, the interior with wheel marks including a joined line, Christie's sticker on base, ht. 10 1/2, dia. to 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: Christie's, Sale 2731, Lot 229, October 1, 2013.
Estimate $600-800

firing cracks; glazing defects with pockmarks, clay impurities, uneven glaze.


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Keywords

China, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Lappet, Lotus, Lotus Cars, Mandarin Chinese, Padma, Ruyi

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