AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE 'LINGZHI AND BABAO' JAR, JIAJING MARK AND PERIOD
AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE 'LINGZHI AND BABAO' JAR
JIAJING MARK AND PERIOD
明嘉靖 青花纏枝靈托八寶紋小罐 《大明嘉靖年製》款
of baluster form, finely painted with a continuous scroll of meandering lingzhi, each of the eight fungi supporting one of the 'Eight Precious Objects,' babao, framed below by a classic scroll border, and above by a diaper band at the shoulder beneath a short straight rim, the base with a six-character mark within double circle.
Height 5 in., 12.7 cm
With multiple small consolidated star cracks to the interior, the largest a Y-form crack, each arm of which measures approx. 1.7 cm, with one arm visible from the exterior. The rim polished. Also with minor surface wear and firing imperfections including kiln chips.
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Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 19th September 1966.
Ralph M. Chait Galleries，紐約，1966年9月19日
The Cosmopolitan Club, New York, 18th September - 22nd October 1979.
The Cosmopolitan Club，紐約，1979年9月18日至10月22日
Compare two blue and white jars of the same design but bearing Wanli reign marks, the first sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29th September 1992, the second in our Hong Kong rooms, 28th-29th November 2019, lot 440.