A blue and white 'floral' vase, Mark and period of Jiajing | 明嘉靖 青花「福壽康寧」梅瓶《大明嘉靖年製》款
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A blue and white 'floral' vase
Mark and period of Jiajing
the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle
Height 10⅝ in., 27 cm
There is restoration to the mouth. There is an approx. 4 cm long horizontal glaze line to the shoulder, with a small associated glaze flaw, and another glaze line above the foot. A firing flaw to the body, with an associated small glaze gap. Overall with expected wear and some minor firing imperfections.
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German Private Collection.
Bonhams London, 14th May 2009, lot 57.