15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO SMALL 'MA JUN' WATER POTS
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) OR LATER
One vessel is in the shape of a pomegranate and covered allover in a milky-turquoise glaze highlighted with purple splashes. The other has a compressed body covered on the exterior with a purple glaze with a turquoise splash on the body and with turquoise glaze on the interior and foot.
Pomegranate-form water pot 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high, compressed water pot 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high
Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.
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The pomegranate-form water pot: Japan Society, at the Galleries of M. Knoedler & Co., Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries: Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Selected Examples, New York, 2-21 March 1914, p. 65, no. 201.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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