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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 630

    AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED AND SLIP-DECORATED CELADON-GLAZED JAR AND COVER

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED AND SLIP-DECORATED CELADON-GLAZED JAR AND COVER
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The baluster jar slip-decorated with a continuous scene of six of the Eight Horses of Mu Wang in a setting of pine and other trees growing amidst rocks below trailing vaporous clouds, the other two horses, one highlighted with splashes of copper red shown separated by rocks on the cover below the bud-form knop, all in blue and white reserved on a celadon ground
    17 in. (43.2 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO AND DORIS HODROFF