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Pair of Chinese 18th Century Flambe Glazed Trunk Form Vases
A pair of vases molded as naturalistic plum tree trunks, with applied decorations of flowering plum branches. All are covered by a rich flambe glaze of predominantly fuchsia, with streaks of blue and purple. The plum tree, whose buds are the first to bloom after winter, is one of the Three Friends of Winter, and a symbol of hope and transition. The custom hardwood stands feature ruyi shaped feet. Provenance: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco (by repute).
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1780
- Materials and TechniquesGlazedStoneware
- Condition DetailsVery good; slight chipping to the foot of each vase; old collection numbers on the underside.
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 8.75 in. x Dm 3 in.H 22.23 cm x Dm 7.62 cm
- Diameter3 in. (7.62 cm)
- Seller LocationAustin, TX
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference NumberU1108238947149
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