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Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 243

Six Pieces of Iron Red Swatow Ware and Porcelain

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

possibly late Ming dynasty or style, all painted with iron red and green designs, including: small porcelain jar painted with large flower heads, underglaze blue rings; round lidded paste box, lid painted with rabbit design; footed globular bowl, scrolling lotus designs; small vase painted with chrysanthemums; plate and small bowl, each with similarly decorated reserves along the rim, painted at center with cranes, bowl 2-1/8 x 4-3/4 in.; plate 10 in. diameter

Provenance: Estate of Virginia B. Story, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina


porcelain jar with rim chip; paste box with scattered nicks, firing crack, crazing; globular bowl with repaired rim crack, chip to foot, crazing; vase with repairs and chips to rim, glaze crazing/hairlines; plate with hairline crack, plate and bowl with rough feet/kiln debris; all with wear and rubbing to decoration, scratches and abrasions, other small scattered nicks