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VASE EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC
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VASE EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC

CHINE, DYNASTIE MING, EPOQUE CHONGZHEN (1628-1644)

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VASE EN PORCELAINE BLEU BLANC
CHINE, DYNASTIE MING, EPOQUE CHONGZHEN (1628-1644)
La panse globulaire est ornée d'une scène de personnages tirée de la 'Romance des trois Royaumes' montrant Liu Bei traversant la rivière Tan échappant à des soldats. Le col tubulaire renflé dans sa partie supérieure est décoré de frises de fleurs stylisées.
Hauteur: 37 cm. (14 ½ in.)
Provenance
Previously in a French private collection.
Literature
Ben Janssens Oriental Art, Seventeenth century Chinese blue
and white porcelain from the private collection of Eileen
Lesouef, London, 1999, fig. 18.
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A BLUE AND WHITE VASE
CHINA, MING DYNASTY, CHONGZHEN PERIOD (1628-1644)

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Lot Essay

The body is painted with a scene of Liu Bei crossing the River Tan on his horse, from the 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms'.
The 'tulip' motive and the shape of this bottle is derived from Isnik ware in Turkey.

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