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A DATED BLUE AND WHITE TRANSITIONAL SLEEVE VASE with a waisted neck, painted with figures in an extensive mountainous and watery landscape with dwellings among trees, one side with an inscription (rim chipped), dated a Summer month of the jimao year, corresponding to AD 1639 and of the period

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A DATED BLUE AND WHITE TRANSITIONAL SLEEVE VASE with a waisted neck, painted with figures in an extensive mountainous and watery landscape with dwellings among trees, one side with an inscription (rim chipped), dated a Summer month of the jimao year, corresponding to AD 1639 and of the period
48.5cm. high

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The inscription loosely translates as follows:
"One fine day I searched for fragrance on the banks of the Hui
The endless landscape was simultaneously renewing itself
Fragrances released confused my senses, to the east wind I faced
With the myriad purples, the thousand reds, it was universally spring"
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