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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR, LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR, LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
    with waisted neck and foot, painted in shades of cobalt blue around the widest part with a broad band of scrolling lotus, the shoulder with a band of meandering stylised peony sprays, the neck with three ribboned ruyi heads, and the foot with upright lotus petal lappets -- 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore