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Two Blue and White Covered Jars

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Two Blue and White Covered Jars, China, 19th/20th century, both baluster-form, decorated with prunus blossoms, one depicting blossoms on a branch, the other sprigs of blossom, both on a "cracked ice" patterned ground, one jar with a band of banana leaves at the neck, the other with a band of ruyi-heads, ht. to 13 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thayer.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

chip to rim of both lids, chip to inside rim of one jar, firing cracks, pockmarks to some areas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ray Thayer, Blossom, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Jar, Prunus, Ruyi, China

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