A Fa Hua baluster jar and cover with a pierced and carved central band of the eight Immortals and Shou Lou bordered with lappet at the spreading foot and a band of peony at the shoulder. The waisted neck is decorated with cloud sprays and the domed cover is molded with leafy flower sprays and a bud finial. It sits on a carved wood base.
earthenware, wood, glaze
Overall: 21 x 15 in. (53.3 x 38.1 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York on 5 December 1972
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