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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Blue and White Porcelain Garden Seat

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Blue and White Porcelain Garden Seat, China, possibly 19th century, barrel-form with flat top and openwork coin design, the body decorated in three sections: the center with painterly depictions of lotuses and peonies alternating with two openwork double coin designs in between, two bands of raised nipple designs, the top depicting auspicious emblems, the bottom bamboo, ht. 18, seat dia. 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

glazing flaws with pockmarks and hairline cracks, firing cracks particularly to openworks and raised designs, cobalt blue bleeding to white areas, a trace of repair running to a side, old chips to bottom.

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