19 septembre 2019

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 713. A large Fahua jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. 

The vessel is decorated with a continuous landscape scene of scholars and attendants enjoying leisurely activities amidst bamboo, between ruyi-shaped panels containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems on the shoulder and a band of lappets above the foot. The decoration is outlined in raised slip and picked out in pale aubergine, cream, yellow and dark blue, all on a turquoise ground. The interior is covered with green glaze.

ProvenanceJanis H. Palmer (1917-1984) Collection, Chicago.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned in 1973.

Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September 2019


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