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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEATS
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 73,250 GBP
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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEATS
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 73,250 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE GARDEN SEATS
MING DYNASTY, WANLI PERIOD
each of bombe rounded form with a lion mask handle applied to each side at the centre of the body, painted with a wide central band of peacocks amongst peony issuing from rockwork, between two bands of raised bosses, above a band of breaking waves at the base and below a band of shaped cloud collar panels of peony, the upper surface with four Buddhistic lions playing animatedly with brocade balls, around a central pierced roundel in the form of a coin
Quantity: 2
36.5cm., 14 3/8 in.
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Provenance

Christie's New York, 20th September 2002, lot 318.

Catalogue Note

A related seat, in the Shanghai Museum, is illustrated in Wang Qingzheng, Underglaze Blue and Red, Hong Kong, 1993, p. 231, fig. 5, and was included in the exhibition A L'ombre des Pins. Chefs-D'oeuvre D'art Chinois du Musee de Shanghai, Musees D'art et D'histoire, Geneva, 2004, cat. no. 120; and two further examples were sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 17th May 1988, lot 135, and 17th November 1975, lot 195.   

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