Lot 36. PAIR OF FAHUA TURQUOISE-GROUND BARREL-SHAPED GARDEN SEATS, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

PAIR OF FAHUA TURQUOISE-GROUND BARREL-SHAPED GARDEN SEATS, MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY decorated with broad central bands showing peafowl amidst peonies and rocks divided by biscuit taotie masks, all between relief bosses, incised cloud clusters and Buddhist emblems, 38cm high Provenance: Rare Art Inc., New York, 11th December 1978. Note: For a similar Fahua garden seat see Harrison-Hall, J., Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London 2001, 13:34. Also, a comparable example was exhibited in The International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Burlington House, 1935, no. 1540.
Estimated Price £2000-4000 . To Be Sold In The Asian Art - Including the Anthony du Boulay Collection - Sale Date 11th November 2019

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