A wucai 'immortals and qilin' jar and cover Early Qing dynasty, 17th century | 清早期 十七世紀 五彩人物故事圖蓋罐
Property from the personal collection of Sam and Myrna Myers in France
A wucai 'immortals and qilin' jar and cover
Early Qing dynasty, 17th century
H. 27.7 cm, 10 7/8 in.
Collection personnelle de Sam et Myrna Myers en France
Jarre couverte en porcelaine wucai à décor d'immortels et de qilin, début de la dynastie Qing, XVIIe siècle
清早期 十七世紀 五彩人物故事圖蓋罐
There is a nick to the rim with an associated ca. 3.2 cm horizontal hairline to the lip and a ca. 3 cm vertical hairline to the inner rim. There are several chips and some flaking to the cover. Overall surface wear and scratching with expected firing imperfections.
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