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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 33

    A LARGE WUCAI JAR AND COVER

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE WUCAI JAR AND COVER
    17TH CENTURY
    Amusingly decorated with a multitude of boys in continuous landscape, some playing at grown-up pursuits like painting, calligraphy and the jin, while others dance or ride a wheeled hobby-horse, further boys on the neck and cover
    16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The collection of Ambassador R.N. von Achnebach, German attaché at Beijing, 1911-13.
    By descent until sold in Sweden, 2007.
    Another owner.