15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE FACETED JAR
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Each broad side is decorated with ducks in a lotus pond, separated by narrow panels of lotus scroll, all between further decorative borders aound the shoulder and foot. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande mark.
4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1917 (Rogers Fund).
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Please note that the present lot is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics: the World’s Great Collections, vol. 12: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1982, no. 79.
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