• Lot 265

    JARRE 'TRADESCANT' EN GRES EMAILLE VERT, JAUNE ET BRUN

    BORNEO, XVIIEME SIECLE

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    JARRE 'TRADESCANT' EN GRES EMAILLE VERT, JAUNE ET BRUN
    BORNEO, XVIIEME SIECLE
    De forme balustre, la partie inférieure ornée d'une frise de feuilles, la panse agrémentée de fins rinceaux feuillagés et larges fleurs de lotus, l'épaulement rehaussé de cinq petites volutes formant anses ; une anse restaurée
    Hauteur: 31,3 cm. (12 3/8 in.)


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    A jar of this type is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, part of a collection formed by the father of John Tradescant, the donor, who died in 1627 and whose name is usually attached to the group. Wares of this type were exported from Canton or another Southern port to Indonesia, to the Philippines and to the Pacific. Similar jars are illustrated by W.B.Honey, Ceramic Art of China and other Countries of the Far East, London 1945, pl.81 also p.102 (Victoria and Albert Museum example), by S. Jenyns, Ming Pottery and Porcelain, London 1953, pl.113B (Ex Eumorfopoulos Collection), and by B. Harrison, Pusaka Heirloom Jars of Borneo, Oxford, 1990, pl.77 (Princessehof Museum, Leeuwarden, example).

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    Provenance

    From a French private collection
    Formerly bought from Eymery & Cie, Arts Anciens d'Extrême-Orient, Paris


    Post Lot Text

    A GREEN, YELLOW AND BROWN-GLAZED TRADESCANT JAR
    BORNEO, 17TH CENTURY