Lotus | Large Pair of Delft Chinoiserie Decorated Covered Octagonal Baluster Jars
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Large Pair of Delft Chinoiserie Decorated Covered Octagonal Baluster Jars

$25,000.00

A rare and impressive pair of faceted covered baluster jars painted in underglaze cobalt blue and manganese red in the Ming transitional style with scenes of courtiers and attendants in a garden landscape of trees, rocky outcrops and clouds, with a ruyi border at the top, and banana leaf border at the base.

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A rare and impressive pair of faceted covered baluster jars painted in underglaze cobalt blue and manganese red in the Ming transitional style with scenes of courtiers and attendants in a garden landscape of trees, rocky outcrops and clouds, with a ruyi border at the top, and banana leaf border at the base. The lids surmounted by lion dogs on rocky outcroppings. Marked “AX” in underglaze blue to the underside.

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Cobalt blue, manganese red tin glaze on a soft paste porcelain body
MATERIALS NOTES: Cobalt blue and manganese red tin glaze on a soft paste porcelain body
CONDITION: Good. Very good condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs; very minor glaze loss to some edges.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 23.5 in. (60 cm)
WIDTH: 12.5 in. (32 cm)
DEPTH: 12.5 in. (32 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Austin, TX
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 2
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU89471244808
Additional Information
CREATOR

AK Dutch Delftware (Manufacturer)

PLACE OF ORIGIN

Netherlands

DATE OF MANUFACTURE

circa 1700

PERIOD

18th Century and Earlier