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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1852

    A RARE LATE MING BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

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    A RARE LATE MING BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-GOURD VASE
    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)

    Of double-gourd shape, the lobed sides vigorously painted in strong underglaze-blue with a design of densely scrolling lotus, the stylised blooms borne on thick leafy stems, the base, waisted centre and neck with double line borders
    9 1/8 in. (23 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection