19 - 20 September 2013
A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR
TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1650
The sides are decorated with a continuous scene of a scholar on horseback fleeing from two soldiers carrying banners in a landscape between incised borders and below foliate sprays on the neck. Together with a blue and white dish, 16th/17th century, the shallow, rounded sides are painted on the exterior with two groups of eight boys shown at play. The center of the interior is decorated with a design of a cross surrounded by four S-shaped scrolls and eight radiating leaves.
Jar 5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high; dish 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. (2)
Tim and Sally Turner Collection, acquired in 1988 (jar) and 1993 (dish).
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