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Pair of Chinese Blue-and-White Double Gourd Vases

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Working within the time-honored, blue-and-white porcelain tradition, late 20th century artisans painted this pair of double-gourd vases with scenes from a wondrous scholar’s garden. Using the porcelain vessel’s hourglass shape to great advantage, the artist devoted the bottom half to images of literati playing the strategy game of Go, one of the four arts a scholar must master, while nearby attendants hold burning incense. The upper half is lavishly illustrated with cranes and an intricate trailing vine motif.

Details

  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 24 in. x Dm 14 in.

    H 60.96 cm x Dm 35.56 cm

  • Diameter
    14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    BJDD016
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU82008191083

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