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Lot 42Chinese Wucai Porcelain Jar
Transitional Period
The tapered sides rising to a broad shoulder surmounted by a short neck with lipped rim, decorated to the exterior with a pheasant standing on pierced rockwork among peony and chrysanthemum, with further small birds and insects, below a band of cracked-ice pattern and scrolling foliage and rockwork on the neck, carved wood cover. Height of porcelain 11 1/8 inches.
A Private Collection, Montclair, New Jersey
Wm. H. Plummer & Co. Ltd., New York City

Sold for $5,000
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Scattered iron spots and light shallow surface scratches. Areas with some kiln grit and pitting. Firing flaws on base and firing flaw on interior neck slightly visible from exterior.

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