15 September 2016
A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE
The compressed body is decorated with a narrow band of archaistic dragon scroll beneath ruyi and key-fret bands on the shoulder and a band of upright leaf tips around the base of the neck, all separated by areas of greyish-white crackle-suffused glaze.
12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) high
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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