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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE JARS AND COVERS
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Each molded with petal-shaped panels "pencilled" with vine-hung trees growing amidst rocks, between floral and crosshatch borders, the domed cover decorated en suite below a bud finial painted with overlapping petals
    21½ in. (54.6 cm.) high (4)


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    A similar covered jar decorated with floral panels is illustrated by R. Krahl and J. Ayers in Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, vol. III, London, 1986, p. 1001, no. 2126. See also the jar with alternating landscape and floral panels, also dated to the Kangxi period, sold Sotheby's, New York, 21-22 September 2005, lot 88.