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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 178

    A BLUE AND WHITE JAR

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE AND WHITE JAR
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Of globular shape, painted in a strong inky-blue with two large panels depicting a qilin standing on rocks emerging from foaming waves on one side and birds and insects beside rockwork issuing chrysanthemum flowers on the other, the panels separated by wan characters
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's London, 16 July 1985, lot 77