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A large blue and white 'lotus' vase Ming Dynasty | 明 青花纏枝蓮紋大瓶

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Estimate:

30,000 - 40,000 GBP

A large blue and white 'lotus' vase Ming Dynasty | 明 青花纏枝蓮紋大瓶

A large blue and white 'lotus' vase Ming Dynasty | 明 青花纏枝蓮紋大瓶

Estimate:

30,000 - 40,000 GBP

A large blue and white 'lotus' vase 

Ming Dynasty

明 青花纏枝蓮紋大瓶


the slight baluster body rising from a tall foot to rounded shoulders and straight neck, boldly painted in bright inky blue tones with lotus blooms amidst scrolling foliage around the body under a ruyi collar, all between a band of cranes in flight amongst cloud and qilin on scrolling waves

Height 47 cm, 18¼ in. 

The vase has an 8mm., wide chip to the top of the shoulder with an associated three-pointed star crack extending circa 9cm., a circa 8cm., wide line of glaze loss and fritting to a luting line just above the foot, two 15 mm., shallow rim chips and some minor rim fritting.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Millon Paris, 2nd July 1997, lot 182.

巴黎Millon,1997年7月2日,拍品182