Two blue and white and gilt-metal-mounted jars and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花蓋罐一組兩件
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Two blue and white and gilt-metal-mounted jars and covers
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period
the cover of the wider jar with a leaf mark in underglaze blue (4)
Height of wider 5⅝ in., 14.3 cm
The small jar with a hairline crack to the body, measuring approx. 5.4 cm. The foot with a minor chip. All overall with age-consistent wear and minor firing imperfections, the larger jar with two burst bubbles near the foot and a Y-shaped firing crack. The pieces have not been examined outside their mounts.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Christie's New York, 21st September 2016, lot 1859.