London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Chinese ivory glazed wall vase, 17th/18th Century
of flattened pear shape, moulded with a bat amidst clouds below a key-fret border; an amber glazed bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) of pear shape rising to the tall flaring neck, applied with green glazed hound handles, with a band of cicada blades impressed below the rim, the body with a crescent shaped band -- 10 3/8 (26.3cm.) high; a fluted ewer, moulded with leiwen and foliate decoration below a lappet band; and a flared cup, with lappet shaped sides. (4)
The wall vase: by repute Ex. Eumorfopoulos Collection, label no. 496.
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