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2927B Boston
September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Two Qingbai Burial Jars and Covers

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Two Qingbai Burial Jars and Covers, China, Song dynasty style, both elongated pear-shape with long slender neck and bowl-shaped mouth, resting on a short splayed bisque foot, encircled with a line of applied figures placed on a flange with undulating rim, with a swirling dragon applied to neck, the cover in the shape of a truncated cone-shape hat surmounted by a duck with its head up on one and down on the other, the white glazes end near the foot, with olive green tint to one and celadon green to the other, ht. to 18 in.

Provenance: A private Maine estate.
Estimate $500-700

the olive green one with repaired cracks to mouth, firing cracks to applied dragon, removable glues around foot and mouth rims and covers.

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