A BLUE AND WHITE JAR AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
brightly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with stylised shou characters and foliage strapwork, the flat cover decorated with a band of ruyi on the sides and a flower and foliage on top
23.2 cm, 9 1/8 in.
Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventory, circa 1825-36, p.27; possibly 'Blue Room, Dressing Room / A Nankin [sic] China jar and cover';
M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.78; possibly 'Added / from catalogue of sale at Ombersley 28 November 1860 / lot 4 - Blue and white jar and cover'