• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 431

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS

    KANGXI PERIOD

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    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Each well-painted in inky tones of underglaze blue with continuous scenes, in one a maiden wielding a hatchet rides piggyback away from a pagoda as her father rides out of the gate after her, in the other two groups of mounted warriors confront each other, around the neck symbols of the gentlemanly accomplishments
    21¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high (4)


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