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A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE, YUHUCHUN

TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD

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A MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE VASE, YUHUCHUN
TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
Finely painted in vibrant shades of cobalt in outline with plantain, bamboo and clumps of flowers growing amdist rocky outcroips on a fenced grassy terrace, above a dotted lappet band around the base, and below a band of meandering lotus branches edged with trefoils and upright foliate lappets at the waisted neck
11¼in. (28.5cm.) high
Literature
A similar vase from the C.P. Lin Collection is illustrated in ????? no. 99.

Kwan notes in op. cit. p. 22 that the formal records of the production catalogue of the Imperial Kiln for the third year of Tongzhi corresponding to 1864 include a 'yuhuchunping vase with railing pattern in underglaze blue' (check??)
Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 91
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 91
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