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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE FLARING VASE

    CHONGZHEN (1628-44)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE FLARING VASE
    CHONGZHEN (1628-44)
    With deep rounded sides rising gently to a tall flaring rim and standing on a high ring foot, painted to the exterior in strong inky-blue tones with numerous officials and attendants in an exterior scene beside a tall presentation platform, with vapour rising amidst the trees and rocks of a mountain valley on the reverse, all between incised line borders above the foot and foliate band at the rim
    11 in. (28 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    With Solveig & Anita Gray, London, 17 September 1992