A LARGE FAMILLE-NOIRE 'MAGPIE AND PRUNUS' YENYEN VASE, THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE ENAMELS LATER-ADDED
20,000 - 30,000 USD
PROPERTY FROM A SOUTHERN INSTITUTION
20,000 - 30,000 USD
A LARGE FAMILLE-NOIRE 'MAGPIE AND PRUNUS' YENYEN VASE
THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE ENAMELS LATER-ADDED
wood stand (2)
Height 28½ in., 72.4 cm
Crack from the bottom continued to the side (approx. 50 cm), with restoration and overpainting along the crack. Fritting along the mouthrim. Wear around the body.
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Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States
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Collection of John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913).
Duveen Brothers Inc., London, 13th April 1915.
Collection of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (1874-1960).
Collection of Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust.
Gifted to a Southern Institution in 2019.
Stephen W. Bushell and William M. Laffan, Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, New York, 1907, pl. LIV.
Chinese Black Hawthorn Porcelains, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1963, cat. no. 3.