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An oviform jar and cover, Chinese, circa 1640/50.

Painted in underglaze blue with fan and leaf shaped panels each enclosing vases containing lotus, fern and other foliage with archaic vessels and scrolls, the cracked ice ground in reverse technique, with lotus meander, the neck encompassed by a collar of pointed leaves, the drum shaped cover also with lotus and cracked ice, height 31cm.



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