Lot 272 , A Chinese wucai baluster jar, Transitional period, 17th century, height 28cm excl. carved hongmu stand and cover
A Chinese wucai baluster jar, Transitional period, 17th century, painted with dignitaries and attendants in a garden with rockwork and a view beyond, unglazed base, height 28cm excl. carved hongmu stand and cover
There is typical minor scratching to the glaze and minor wear to the enamels on the exterior, the interior of the vase has some pitting and minor glaze imperfections which are seen only occasional on the exterior, there is some remnants of some black paint or similar material around the edge of the unglazed foot, otherwise the vase itself is in good condition, no chips, cracks or restoration, the wood stand has a section of the top rim broken and reglued but this is a fairly clean old break, the cover is of a slightly different timber and of better quality carving and is in good condition with minor imperfections consistent with age.
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Sold for £7,500