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Katalognummer: AK0220-404
TWO AUBERGINE AND TURQUOISE GLAZED ‘FISH’ ROOF TILES, MING
China, 1368-1644. Each fish is modeled from earthenware on a wave form support above the semi-circular tile, with deeply incised tails and scales, raised heads and bulging eyes. With two nicely fitted wood bases. (4)

Condition: Old wear, traces of use, chipping to edges, firing flaws and kiln grit, one with a loss to a section of the tile.
Provenance: From a French estate.

Weight: 5.8 kg (together, but without bases).
Dimensions: Height 32 cm (including bases).

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related pair at Christies on September 13th-22nd, 2016, in Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, lot 1816.

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