London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese blue and white jardiniere, 19th century
with rounded walls rising to the lipped rim, the exterior painted with a man sweeping before a pavilion within a walled compound with watch towers and banners beside a river with boats, the reverse with a thirty-three line inscription and marks, between crested waves above the foot and a zigzag cross-hatched pattern below the rim -- 15in. (38.1cm.) diam.
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