6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR AND COVER
Painted in a vibrant cobalt blue with three panels enclosing birds and insects flying above tree peony and prunus branches growing beside pierced rockwork, the panels framed above and below by large blue-ground ruyi-shaped lappets reserve-decorated with scrolling chrysanthemum, and divided by trellis-pattern columns, the neck and foot with blue-washed bands with reserve-decorated prunus heads, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a lotus bud finial
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high
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