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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 467

    A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

    18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    The lower body painted in fifteenth-century style with a wide band of composite foliate scroll below a narrow band of crashing waves, the waisted neck with bands of composite floral scroll and upright leaves and applied with an unusual pair of S-shaped handles, each formed as the moon supported on swirling clouds, all below the galleried rim painted with classic scroll, the slightly splayed foot encircled by pendent leaves
    14½ in. (36.7 cm.) high, stand


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