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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 603

    TWO LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO LARGE BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Both boldly painted in strong blue tones with a continuous lotus scroll between leaf-shaped lappets at the base and formalized demi-florets in a zigzag band around the shoulder, the neck with a band of overlapping leaf tips
    18¾ and 19 in. (47.6 and 48.3 cm.) high (2)


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    Compare two large blue and white-decorated baluster jars and covers, also with bold lotus scroll above a border of lappets, dated to the Kangxi period and formerly in the collection of the Norton Museum of Art, sold in these rooms, 20 September 2005, lot 330.

    Provenance

    Acquired 1920-1948.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION