London, South Kensington
9 November 2016
A WUCAI GU-FORM VASE
SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-1661)
The vase is decorated to the upper section with a qilin amongst flames beside a plantain tree, below a band of lotus flowers and pomegranates and a lower border of lappet pendants, all reserved on a dense iron-red diaper ground.
15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) high
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