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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A BLANC DE CHINE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLANC DE CHINE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    the cover moulded with leafy chrysanthemum branches issuing from rocks within a band of vertical ribbing on the box -- 5¾in. (14.8cm.) diam.


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    Compare with similar boxes in Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, no. 17:4, 17:5, 17:6, pp. 509-510

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    Provenance

    Formerly in a European private collection