DEHUA ENAMELLED 'SLEEVE' VASE LATE MING DYNASTY the cylindrical body with shoulder lion-mask handles, enamelled in turquoise, iron-red and green with birds and flowering plants issuing from rockwork, 21.5cm high Provenance: Stockspring Antiques London, 18th November 1998. Note: it is likely that the enamelling on this vase was carried out at Swatow rather than Dehua. For a very similar vase see Donnelly, P.J., Blanc de Chine, London 1969, pl.134B. Also, a comparable pair of vases is illustrated in Kerr, R., & Ayers, J., Porcelain from Dehua: A Catalogue of the Hickley Collection, 2002, no.70.
Estimated Price £300-500 . To Be Sold In The Asian Art - Including the Anthony du Boulay Collection - Sale Date 11th November 2019
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