13 May 2008
A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR
The squat high-shouldered body with a short neck, decorated with a group of four prancing horses and cloud scrolls above crashing waves, all between bands of leaves to the foot and mouth rim, the base with a tian mark in underglaze-blue
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) wide
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Similar covered and enamelled examples can be found illustrated by The Tsui Museum of Art, A Legacy Of Chenghua, Imperial Porcelain of the Chenghua Reign Excavated from Zhushan, Jingdezhan, Hong Kong, 1993, no. C109 & C113
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