London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A fahua vase, meiping, 16th Century
the slender waisted body with rich cobalt blue ground, decorated with two standing figures one holding a ragged staff aloft amongst cloud scrolls before a pine tree with trailing branches, the decorative motifs are outlined in low relief slip lines - 8½in. (21.6cm.) high.
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