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    Sale 13753

    Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 825

    A FAHUA VASE, MEIPING

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY

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    A FAHUA VASE, MEIPING
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
    The robustly potted, broad-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in relief with beaded chains suspending monster masks above figures in a mountainous landscape, and below a large ruyi collar on the shoulder. The relief decoration is highlighted in turquoise, green and cream glaze against a mottled dark aubergine ground.
    10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1960.