London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A BLUE AND WHITE JAR WITH WOOD COVER AND STAND, KANGXI (1662-1722)
moulded to the body with vertical ribs, painted with alternating roundels of dragons and phoenix amongst clouds, a band of cranes and cloud scrolls to the shoulder -- 8 1/8in. (20.7cm.) high, wood cover and stand.
Plesch collection (Cv 21 l); acquired in Cheltenham, February 1962.
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Exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The World in Blue and White, An exhibition of Blue and White ceramics, dating between 1320 and 1820, from members of the Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 2003, p. 20, no. 46.
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