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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 826

    A PAIR OF MASSIVE FAHUA JARDINIÈRES

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF MASSIVE FAHUA JARDINIÈRES
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
    Each is decorated in thread-relief outline with various blossoming flowers. The decoration is glazed in subtle tones of aubergine and white against a rich turquoise ground. Each is fitted with a metal liner.
    33 ½ in. (85 cm.) diam., wood stands


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    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher (d. 1917) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1922.