15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CIZHOU-TYPE POLYCHROME-DECORATED BALUSTER VASE
MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
The wide body is decorated with three shaped panels enclosing figures in a riverscape, above a continuous band of qilin galloping on roiling waves, and beneath a band of leafy lotus scroll encircling the shoulder.
13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) high
Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.
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