A yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'double-gourd' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing | 明嘉靖 黃地青花纏枝蓮紋葫蘆瓶 《大明嘉靖年製》款
Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton
A yellow-ground underglazeblue 'double-gourd' vase
Mark and period of Jiajing
明嘉靖 黃地青花纏枝蓮紋葫蘆瓶 《大明嘉靖年製》款
the globular lower body and pear-shaped upper bulb boldly painted in deep cobalt blue with meandering leafy lotus scroll, the waisted midsection with florets and a row of ruyi heads, all against a rich yellow-enameled ground, the base white and with a six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue
Height 7½ in., 19.1 cm
The upper section with a restored break. Overall with age-consistent surface wear and minor firing imperfections.
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Marchant, London, 31st March 1999.
Two Hundred Years of Chinese Porcelain 1522-1722, S. Marchant & Son, London, 1998, cat. no. 1.
《Two Hundred Years of Chinese Porcelain 1522-1722》，馬錢特，倫敦，1998年，編號1