LARGE FAHUA TURQUOISE-GROUND BALUSTER JAR (GUAN), MING DYNASTY, EARLY 16TH CENTURY, with slip-trailed decoration, the neck with a cloud clusters, the shoulder with an ornate foliate-ruyi pendant band, the rounded body showing a landscape scene showing three scholars in a mountain landscape with cloud swirls and trees, one scholar contemplating a bonsai tree, another riding a donkey followed by an attendant, the third figure leading a saddled horse, 32cm high Provenance: Bonhams London, 10th November 2003, lot 328. Exhibited: The World in Colours, Oriental Ceramic Society Exhibition, 2006, no.25. Note: a very similar jar from the Tokyo National Museum, which is designated Important Cultural Property, was exhibited at Chinese Ceramics from Japanese Collections, Asia House Gallery, New York, 1977, no.49.
Sold For £16000.00 In The Asian Art - Including the Anthony du Boulay Collection - Sale Date 11th November 2019
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