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Chinese Blue and White Vase in the form of a Gu

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1920: Item # 1183194
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A Chinese qinhua or blue and white vase, beautifully painted, in the form often seen in archaic bronzes known as a gu, or a wine vessel. The vase is decorated with framed sections of views of landscapes and scholars near an embankment. The images are surrounded by cloud patterns with the character longevity done in the seal script. The vase has a Kangxi mark, but most likely republic period. Size: diameter 4.2 in. height 9 in.