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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 472

    A COPPER-RED, CELADON AND SLIP-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A COPPER-RED, CELADON AND SLIP-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The jar decorated with pairs of white slip egrets shown amidst towering lotus plants rising from a pond in which can be seen various water plants and weeds, all below three blossoming branches on the neck, the various flowers detailed in copper red and pale celadon with incised details, with an artemesia leaf within a double circle on the base
    12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high, stand


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    Provenance

    Bernheimer Collection.
    Imperial Oriental Art, New York.