• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    A BLUE AND WHITE KRAAK STYLE JAR, LATE MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE KRAAK STYLE JAR, LATE MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    of ovoid form, painted to the body with scattered flowering lotus, peony and lingzhi, interspersed with depictions of Buddhist precious objects, fish and insects, with four panels around the neck framing peaches and flowering branches -- 8 1/8in. (20.4cm.) high.


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    For similar examples recovered from the Hatcher Shipwreck see Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, P377, fig 12:67 and 12:68.

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