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A BLUE AND WHITE MEIPING
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A BLUE AND WHITE MEIPING

MING DYNASTY, LATE 15TH CENTURY

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A BLUE AND WHITE MEIPING
MING DYNASTY, LATE 15TH CENTURY
Painted in 'windswept' style with a scholar and attendant standing in a landscape framed above by scrolling clouds, between a band of lotus meander on the high shoulder and upright leaf-shaped lappets at the base, all in bright inky tones of underglaze blue
10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high

Lot Essay

See a similar 'windswept' meiping in the Benaki Museum, illustrated by L. Ashton and R.L. Hobson in the Catalogue of the Chinese Pottery & Porcelain, Athens, 1939, pl. XXIX, no. 398. Another example, also with scholar and attendant in a landscape, was sold in these rooms, 26 March 2003, lot 243.

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