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An exceptional blue and white 'lion and ball' jar Mark and period of Xuande | 明宣德 青花獅子戲球罐 《大明宣德年製》款

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Property from the collection of Quincy Chuang 莊貴侖珍藏

An exceptional blue and white 'lion and ball' jar Mark and period of Xuande | 明宣德 青花獅子戲球罐 《大明宣德年製》款

An exceptional blue and white 'lion and ball' jar Mark and period of Xuande | 明宣德 青花獅子戲球罐 《大明宣德年製》款

Estimate:

15,000,000

to
- 18,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

11,065,000

HKD

Property from the collection of Quincy Chuang

An exceptional blue and white 'lion and ball' jar

Mark and period of Xuande

莊貴侖珍藏

明宣德 青花獅子戲球罐 《大明宣德年製》款


sturdily potted with an ovoid body rising to a rounded shoulder and surmounted by a straight neck and lipped rim, the exterior vibrantly painted in shades of cobalt blue with two pairs of lions, each pair depicted flanking an embroidered ball with fluttering ribbons, with one animal grasping the ribbons with the front paws and the other portrayed with one outstretched front limb as though in pursuit of the ball, the shoulder collared by a ruyi frieze enclosing detached ruyi blooms, below a band of florets encircling neck, the lower body skirted by overlapping upright lappets, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle

w. 22.8 cm

The jar is in very good condition. There is light polish to the rim and general surface wear especially to the shoulder.

整體品相良好。口沿輕磨,釉面見輕微磨痕特別在器肩。


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Collection of Major Lindsay Fitzgerald Hay (1891-1946) of Bath.

Sotheby's London, 16th June 1939, lot 88.

Collection of Lionel Edwards (died c. 1944).

Sotheby's London, 8th February 1945, lot 81 (£ 145).

Bluett & Sons, London.

Collection of Major Lindsay Fitzgerald Hay (1891-1946) of Bath.

Sotheby's London, 25th June 1946, lot 28 (£ 92).

Bluett & Sons, London.

Collection of Richard Edmund Relfe Luff, CBE (1887-1969).

Collection of the RER Luff Will Trust.

Sotheby's London, 26th June 1973, lot 23 (£ 47,000).

Hugh M. Moss Ltd, London.

Collection of Victor Shaw, Hong Kong and Vancouver.

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th November 1976, lot 468 (HK $ 135,000).


Lindsay Fitzgerald Hay 少校(1891-1946年)收藏,巴斯

倫敦蘇富比1939年6月16日,編號88

Lionel Edwards(約1944年卒)收藏

倫敦蘇富比1945年2月8日,編號81(英鎊145)

Bluett & Sons,倫敦

Lindsay Fitzgerald Hay 少校(1891-1946年)收藏,巴斯

倫敦蘇富比1946年6月25日,編號28(英鎊92)

Bluett & Sons,倫敦

Richard Edmund Relfe Luff, CBE(1887-1969年)收藏

RER Luff Will Trust 承產收藏

倫敦蘇富比1973年6月26日,編號23(英鎊47,000)

Hugh M. Moss Ltd(莫士撝),倫敦

邵維錫收藏,香港及溫哥華

香港蘇富比1976年11月29日,編號468(港幣135,000)

The Animal in Chinese Art, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1968, cat. no. 149.

An Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, Min Chiu Society, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1980, cat. no. 79.


《The Animal in Chinese Art》,東方陶瓷學會,倫敦,1968年,編號149

《中國陶瓷雅集》,敏求精舍,香港藝術館,香港,1980年,編號79