March 19, 2011 10:00 EDT

Asian Arts

 
 

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Large and important Chinese blue and white Ming-style vase
qianlong seal mark and of the period

The robust hu-form vase decorated to ovoid body with chrysanthemum scrolls and blossoms enclosing shou symbols below the eight auspicious Buddhist emblems; neck adorned with further foliate scrolling and a wave band at rim; base decorated with lappet band and wave band at foot; with twin molded ring and mask handles; rich cobalt blue applied to imitate Ming "heaping and piling" effect.

H: 19 1/4 in.

Provenance: Property of a Boston Collector
For near identical example, see Christies Hong Kong Lot 1894, December 1, 2009

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Sold for $1,445,000


 

The robust hu-form vase decorated to ovoid body with chrysanthemum scrolls and blossoms enclosing shou symbols below the eight auspicious Buddhist emblems; neck adorned with further foliate scrolling and a wave band at rim; base decorated with lappet band and wave band at foot; with twin molded ring and mask handles; rich cobalt blue applied to imitate Ming "heaping and piling" effect.

H: 19 1/4 in.

Provenance: Property of a Boston Collector
For near identical example, see Christies Hong Kong Lot 1894, December 1, 2009

ESTIMATE UPON REQUEST

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