15 September 2016
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A LARGE POLYCHROME-GLAZED VASE, MEIPING
The tapering ovoid body is decorated in the center with a broad, leafy band of composite floral scroll, beneath a phoenix and a peacock on the shoulder, and above a lappet border encircling the foot. The feathers of the birds and petals of the flowers are incised and the whole is glazed in shades of green, lavender, blue, and yellow on a mustard-yellow ground.
14 ¾ in. (37.4 cm.) high
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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