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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 551

    A RARE PAINTED JIZHOU OVOID VASE

    SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH-14TH CENTURY

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    A RARE PAINTED JIZHOU OVOID VASE
    SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH-14TH CENTURY
    Loosely painted in brown with a bird perched on a flowering branch on one side, the reverse with a large banana tree emerging from behind a jagged rock, with butterflies between, with incised details, all under a clear glaze
    7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high


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    A similarly decorated brown-painted jizhou vase of high-shouldered form, also dated to the Southern Song or Yuan dynasties, is illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. I, London, 1994, no. 519. See, also, the example of similar size and decoration illustrated in Song Ceramics from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong, 1994, p. 387, no. 175.

    Provenance

    Acquired 1920-1948.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION