15 September 2016,
Price realised USD 233,000
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A LARGE YELLOW-GLAZED INCISED VASE, MEIPING
The body is incised with leafy lotus scroll and covered overall in a glaze of mustard-yellow color. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark.
14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high
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Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.
Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 12, Tokyo, 1977, no. 137.
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