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Lot 1044
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain "Fish" Vase

possibly Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period (1521-1567), of baluster form and heavily potted, having a short neck with slightly flared lip, decorated to the exterior with four fish amid various marine-plant life, and lotus sprays, the foot encircled with a border of stylized waves, the shoulders with floral lappets, the neck with scrolling floral design, the base unglazed.
h. 14", dia. 10-1/2"

Provenance: Purchased from the Estate of Mrs. Eben Richards, Washington, D.C., 1990.
Previously acquired through Sydney Moss, July 10, 1970.
With an M. H. Soames Collection sticker to base.


Exhibited: Paper exhibition labels for Royal Academy of Arts, London, International Exhibition of Chinese Art 1935-36, and Oriental Ceramic Society Exhibition 1952, #168.

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$2,400.00

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Chinese Blue and White Porcelain "Fish" Vase

Sun, Jul 29, 2018 3:00 PM GMT
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