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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 608

    A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JAR

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A RARE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JAR
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Painted in rich tones of underglaze blue with a dense allover design of lotus scroll below a band of overlapping petal tips on the short, slightly tapering neck
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high


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    See a similar Qianlong-marked jar sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 29 May 2007, lot 1461.

    Sir Harry Garner, in Oriental Blue and White, London, 1977, col. pl. 2, illustrates a Xuande example with a similarly painted lotus scroll.

    Provenance

    Grabhorn Collection, San Francisco.
    Bruce Rodgers, San Francisco, 1961.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION