3 November 2009
A BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE
CHONGZHEN PERIOD (1628-44)
The slightly tapering body supporting a slender, waisted neck, painted in shades of cobalt blue with three tall vases of flowering stems, with low tables, jardinières and other vessels in the background, the shoulder with trefoil petals and the neck with a butterfly amongst foliage
17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high
G. & C. W. Digby.
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