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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 292

    A blue and white vase, meiping, 16th century

    Price Realised  


    A blue and white vase, meiping, 16th century
    of slender baluster form rising to the high shoulders surmounted by a tapering neck with a galleried rim, the main register painted with writhing dragons pursuing the flaming pearl amidst fire scrolls and waves crashing on islands, all between the shoulders with floral cartouches reserved on a wan ground and a band of lappets above the foot, the neck with plantain -- 12 11/16in. (32.2cm.) high.

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