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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 523

    AN UNUSUAL DOUCAI JAR AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL DOUCAI JAR AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    Of ovoid form painted with a continuous scene of two large phoenixes in flight amidst scrolling clouds, between a border of classic scroll along the shoulder and rocks amidst crashing waves at the foot, the cover decorated in similar fashion with a phoenix roundel between a classic scroll border on the top and wave border on the sides
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Yamanaka & Co., New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION