London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A WUCAI SQUARE SECTIONED VASE, TRANSITIONAL, MID 17TH CENTURY
the four panels painted with various scenes from 'Romance of the West Chamber' including a man kneeling handing over a scroll to a lady, two ladies and gentlmen, one of the men waving a fly whisk to a figure out of the scene, a lover jumping over a wall to his waiting beloved -- 11¾in. (29.8cm.) high.
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