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A blue and white ovoid jar and cover, circa 1640-50.

With two leaf-shaped reserves, each charmingly painted with children at play, the panels set on a cracked ice ground decorated in reverse technique with lotus and scattered flower heads, the drum-shaped cover with lotus on cracked ice, but also with swastika symbols, the flat base unglazed, height 30.5cm.

1690 Devonshire Schedule, under “Large plain China….A small blue and white Jarr eleven inches high with a hollow fflatt cover”.

 

 

REFERENCE: CER0334

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