16 March 2015
TWO SMALL BLUE AND WHITE OVOID JARS AND COVERS
CHONGZHEN PERIOD, CIRCA 1643
Each small jar is decorated on the exterior with a mountainous river landscape. The flat covers are decorated with small landscape vignettes, one with a later two-character merchant's mark in black pigment. The flat, slightly recessed bases are unglazed.
3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) and 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high
The Property of Captain Michael Hatcher; Christie's Amsterdam, 14 March 1984, lot 109.
Collection of Julia and John Curtis.
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