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    Sale 13753

    Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 821

    TWO SMALL 'MA JUN' WATER POTS

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) OR LATER

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    TWO SMALL 'MA JUN' WATER POTS
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) OR LATER
    One vessel is in the shape of a pomegranate and covered allover in a milky-turquoise glaze highlighted with purple splashes. The other has a compressed body covered on the exterior with a purple glaze with a turquoise splash on the body and with turquoise glaze on the interior and foot.
    Pomegranate-form water pot 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, compressed water pot 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.


    Exhibited

    The pomegranate-form water pot: Japan Society, at the Galleries of M. Knoedler & Co., Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries: Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Selected Examples, New York, 2-21 March 1914, p. 65, no. 201.