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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 609

    A LARGE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED OVOID VASE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED OVOID VASE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The tapering ovoid body with short, tapered neck, painted on one side with a large prunus tree, a group of magpies perched on its gnarled branches amidst clusters of blossoms rendered in underglaze red, the reverse with four magpies in flight between further blossoming branches
    20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Private Japanese collection.


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