Lot 892
  • 892

A PAIR OF WUCAI 'HUNDRED BOYS' JARS AND COVERS 17TH CENTURY |

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
Sold
10,625 USD
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Description

  • Height 15 3/8  in., 40 cm
each of baluster form rising from a flat base to a slightly waisted neck, one jar decorated with children engaged in playful activities including playing weiqi and the qin, lighting firecrackers, impersonating officials, and riding a wooden horse, the other depicting children enjoying paintings, playing hide and seek, and impersonating opera singers, both below borders of 'cracked ice', further boys to the neck, each of the domed covers similarly painted and surmounted by a lotus bud finial (4)

Provenance

Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 2nd December, 1996.
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