04 novembre 2008

A Very Rare Ming Blue And White Baluster Vase. Early Ming Dynasty, Second Half 15th Century

A Very Rare Ming Blue And White Baluster Vase. Early Ming Dynasty, Second Half 15th Century Of slender pear form with applied lion-mask loop handles suspending fixed rings, the main section decorated with stylised lotus and scrolling foliage, above a lappet band, the foot with florets, the neck with a band of ruyi suspending pendants. 15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high - Price Realized £70,850 ($115,273) Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11 December 1979, lot 278 Notes: This is a rare example of a temple vase of the period related... [Lire la suite]

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