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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTION

A BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY, JIAJING PERIOD
Estimate
40,00060,000
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTION

A BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY, JIAJING PERIOD
Estimate
40,00060,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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A BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY, JIAJING PERIOD
of barrel form, painted in varying shades of cobalt-blue to each side with a pair of confronting peacocks separated by rockwork issuing large peony blooms, leafy stems amid bamboo and lingzhi sprigs, flanked by a pair of pierced lion-mask handles molded in relief, each with curling mane formed by raised spirals, enclosed with borders of raised bosses, above a band of swelling waves crashing against rocks and cloud swirls at the foot, and below a border of floral sprays enclosed within ruyi-shaped lappets divided by pendent beaded tassels, the convex top decorated with four lion cubs and two stylized floret with trellis-work center
Height 15 1/2  in., 39.3 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th October 2006, lot 1168.

Catalogue Note

A related garden seat dated late Ming dynasty, in the Shanghai Museum is illustrated in Wang Qingzheng, Underglaze-Blue and Red, Hong Kong 1993, p. 231, fig. 5; and two others were sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 17th May 1988, lot 135 and 17th November 1975, lot 195.

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