A fine and large Transitional blue and white sleeve vase Circa 1640

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A fine and large Transitional blue and white sleeve vase
Circa 1640

HK$ 500,000 - 700,000US$ 64,000 - 89,000
A fine and large Transitional blue and white sleeve vase
Circa 1640
Of slender baluster form, finely painted in vibrant blue tones with a continuous scene depicting an official, his bannerman and military attendants greeting a messenger with gifts surrounded by rockwork and plantain trees, between incised lines at the base and shoulder, the flaring neck with stiff pendent plantain leaves.
44cm (17½in) high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a Dutch private collection, sold at auction in Amsterdam

    約公元一六四零年 青花人物故事筒瓶
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