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    A Monumental Chinese Blue and White Triple Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, circa 1662-1722
    40-1/8 inches high (101.9 cm)

    John Pierpoint Morgan Collection of Chinese Ceramics;
    Joseph and Ben Duveen Brothers, Inc. Collection;
    The Norton Simon Foundation, acquired 1965;
    Parke-Bernet Galleries, Sale 3204, May 7-8, 1971, Lot 36;
    Private collection;
    Acquired by present owner from above.

    The vase of two-piece construction, upper baluster segment with floral and foliate motifs, midsection with dragons, leaves and blossoms, upper sections connected at lower waist, lowest portion with chrysanthemums and dragons, JP Morgan Collection label(s) to underside and interior neck.

    Condition Report*: Various stickers to underside, midsection with later grout to joint, old chip and restoration to lip with some stable hairline emanation (records indicate repairs were performed while J.P. Morgan or the Duveen brothers owned the vase), stable hairline emanating from waist to lowest segment, minor X-shaped hairline to underside, with wear commensurate with age and use.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    12th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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