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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OVIFORM JAR
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 1-2 INCLUSIVE)
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OVIFORM JAR

TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1640

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OVIFORM JAR
TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1640
The jar is decorated to the exterior in varying shades of cobalt blue with a continuous scene from Sanguo Yanyi, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms', between two bands of incised floral designs. The neck is painted with a band of stiff leaves.
11½ in. (29.3 cm.) high
Provenance
Sold at Christie's London, 2 November 1987, lot 230

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