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Jiaqing Mark and of the Period blue and white moon flask 清嘉慶 青花山水詩文穿帶扁壺 © I. M. Chait Gallery

Antique Chinese, Jiaqing Mark and of the Period, blue and white porcelain vase; of moon flask form with four loop handles: each side with a panel of riparian landscape, set beside lines of the poem 'Eight Immortal Drinkers' by Du Fu, a renowned Tang Dynasty poet, regarding his friend and colleague Li Bai, another great Chinese poets of the time, Circa 1800; H: 9 1/4"  - Estimate $5,000-6,000

I. M. Chait Gallery. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART. New York City. Mar 21 2012