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Lot 260: An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover

Auction 60 - Antiques & Works of Art, Silver & Jewellery - Session II

by Veritas Art Auctioneers

October 19, 2016

Lisboa, Portugal

Live Auction
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  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
  • An importante Ming Fahua baluster jar and cover
   
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Description: "Fahua" Chinese ceramic
Relief and polychrome decoration in turquoise, white and ochre
Depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove on a landscape with rocks, Pine trees and cloud scrolls
Shoulder decorated with the eight Taoist symbols on a ruyi frieze and neck with vaporous clouds
Decorated near the base with a large petal lappet band enclosing inverted lotus buds
Domed cover with two peonies sprays and insects
Ming Dynasty, late 15th, early 16th century
Jingdezhen region
(cover restored; losses to the glazing)

Notes: Literature:
Anthony du Boulay, Christie's Pictorical History of Chinese Ceramics, pp.174-177.

Dimensions: Alt.: 42 cm

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