A pair of blue and white 'seed pod' jars and covers Circa 1640
Lot 289
A pair of blue and white oviform 'seed pod' jars and covers Circa 1640
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of blue and white oviform 'seed pod' jars and covers
Circa 1640
Each exterior painted with insects amongst floral sprays, the neck and base with single and double-lined borders, the domed covers similarly painted.
28cm (11in) high (4).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Hatcher Collection, Christie's Amsterdam, 12th-13th June 1984, lot 746.
    The Tectus Collection.
    An English private collection.

    Illustrated: The Tectus Collection, Chinese Ceramics, Stockholm, 1991, pl.79.

    Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, including the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn, 2002, pp.334-5, fig.113.
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