17 août 2016

A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 827. A Cizhou-type polychrome-decorated baluster vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

The wide body is decorated with three shaped panels enclosing figures in a riverscape, above a continuous band of qilingalloping on roiling waves, and beneath a band of leafy lotus scroll encircling the shoulder. 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) high

ProvenanceMrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926

Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza


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