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Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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Hong Kong

TWO BLUE AND WHITE 'YEN YEN' VASES
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
each of tall baluster form with an ovoid body tapering to the splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck and flaring rim, skilfully painted with gnarled branches bearing blossoms against cobalt-blue dabs, one decorated with budding and blooming prunus, the other with prunus and magnolia
45.8 and 45 cm, 18 and 17 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.

Exhibited

Right: Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1973, cat. no. 58.

Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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Hong Kong