London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese blue and white square tea jar and cover, circa 1800
the square sectioned jar with slightly domed shoulders and a short tapering neck, surmounted by a circular cover, the sides painted with a continuous riverscape with sampans, pagodas on the riverbank, pine and willow trees and figures crossing over a bridge, the shoulders and cover similarly decorated -- 13¼in. (33.6cm.) high.
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