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A polychrome 'Immortals' baluster jar 17th century | 十七世紀 五彩神仙紋罐

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Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

A polychrome 'Immortals' baluster jar 17th century | 十七世紀 五彩神仙紋罐

A polychrome 'Immortals' baluster jar 17th century | 十七世紀 五彩神仙紋罐

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

A polychrome 'Immortals' baluster jar

17th century

十七世紀 五彩神仙紋罐


the broad-shouldered body rising from a flat base to a short neck with rolled rim, brightly decorated around the exterior in underglaze-blue and polychrome enamels with Shoulao standing on one side of a ravine and the Immortals on the other, the neck with flowers issuing from rockwork

Height 32.5 cm, 12¾ in.

The jar has over-painting to several areas on the neck and a circa 20cm., diagonal hairline crack to the middle of the body.


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