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Kangxi  blue and white large baluster jar and cover

Kangxi blue and white large baluster jar and cover

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Chinese Export: Pre 1700: Item # 1473394

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A Kangxi period very large baluster- shaped jar and cover, decorated in blue and white with the body showing 36 panels each enclosing a composition of butterflies amongst leafy peony sprays. The borders also reflect a floral image whilst the cover repeats the themes of the panels. This impressive example is of monumental size 57cm (22 and 1/2 inches) high and boasts a vibrant and even blue colour and meticulous painting . Important Note: There is an identical jar and cover in the Topkapi Saray Museum. Please see : Regina Krahl " Chinese ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum , Qing Dynasty Porcelain vol,lll". Sotheby Parke Bernet 1986 p.1001.fig.2126 Age: 1662-1722 Condition : no restoration, body intact, a few pits and iron spots. the jar: the rim with a few frits. the foot rim with small chip and frits. the cover : a few frits and a short firing pit and line to glaze to the side of the knop