16 - 17 September 2010
TWO BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC VESSELS
The first a gui-form censer impressed around the midsection with a band of stylized dragons reserved on a key fret ground, the sides applied with a pair of stylized dragon-form handles, the base with impressed seal mark; the second a gu-form beaker impressed around the bulbous waist with five bands of key fret between bands of leaves above and below
The gui 6¾ in. (17 cm.) across handles, wood cover with jade finial; the gu 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm.) high (2)
The gui: A.W. Bahr Collection.
Edna Helen Bahr, Ridgefield Connecticut, 11 December 1959.
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The gui: P.J. Donnelly, Blanc De Chine: The Porcelain of Tehua in Fukien, New York and Washington, 1969, pl. 11A.
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