18 September 2003
A BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE
Transitional period, ca. 1635-1640
Well painted with a processional scene between narrow decorative bands below three stylized tulips on the tall neck
14¾in. (37.5cm.) high
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Compare the bottle vase of similar form and type and dated as Ming, high Transitional, illustrated by Sir Michael Butler, et al., Seventeenth Century Chinese Porcelain from the Butler Family Collection, Alexandria, Virginia, 1990, p. 81, no. 40.
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