05-16-2015 05-16-2015
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2810B Boston
May 16, 2015 11:00AMCalender

Pair of Famille Rose Covered Jars

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2810B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 16, 2015 11:00AM


Pair of Famille Rose Covered Jars, China, rounded meiping form, each decorated with a phoenix perched on rockwork and surrounded by peonies, a stylized ruyi-head border at the shoulders and on the covers, accented with floral sprigs, butterflies, and painted lotus bud finials, ht. 15 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Estimate $800-1,000

hairline crack at neck and cover of one vase, minor chips to rims, minor loss of enamels, some firing flaws with bumps.

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Rose Covered Jars, China, Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire, Hanover