Lot 2061. Small Touhu Vase with Lotus tendrils

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2061Small Touhu Vase with Lotus tendrils
China. Ming Dynasty. Jingtai period (1449-1457), or later.

Bronze with Cloisonné and gilding. On the Vase large Lotus flowers with tendrils. The dark blue is called Jingtai Blue, and as characteristic of the epoch described.

The game, the arrows, or small sticks in such a Vase was thrown, spread over the course of the Ming dynasty, when the nobles as well as the rich traders. With additional rituals and drinking games was the pastime becoming more and more complex. Height 12cm. The floor, Jingtai mark, but possibly later. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Dutch Private Collection. In London acquired

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