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A FAHUA MEIPING
A FAHUA MEIPING
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A FAHUA MEIPING

MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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A FAHUA MEIPING
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The vase is decorated with a large chrysanthemum and peony bloom, below a garland of beaded chains and precious objects to the shoulder and a lappet band to the foot, all reserved on a cobalt blue ground.
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high
Provenance
Private European Collection, acquired prior to 1990.

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Lot Essay

Compare the current meiping to one of similar form and size from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, sold at Christie's, New York, 24 March 2011, lot 1229.
An almost identical vase is in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, illustrated by Lu Zhangzhen in Passion for Porcelain: Masterpieces of Ceramics from the British Museum and The Victoria and Albert Museum, Beijing, 2012, pp. 354-355, no. 129.
A slightly larger example with lotus decoration is in the collection of the British Museum, illustrated by Jessica Harrison-Hall in Catalogue of Late Yuan and Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, p. 411, no. 13:5.

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