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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 187

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR

    CHENGHUA (1465-87)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR
    CHENGHUA (1465-87)
    The squat high-shouldered body with a short neck, decorated with a group of four prancing horses and cloud scrolls above crashing waves, all between bands of leaves to the foot and mouth rim, the base with a tian mark in underglaze-blue
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide


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    Similar covered and enamelled examples can be found illustrated by The Tsui Museum of Art, A Legacy Of Chenghua, Imperial Porcelain of the Chenghua Reign Excavated from Zhushan, Jingdezhan, Hong Kong, 1993, no. C109 & C113

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    Provenance

    With Spink & Son Ltd.


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