31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE AND JAPANESE PORCELAIN POT-POURRI VASE
THE CHINESE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE JAPANESE PORCELAIN LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE BASE AND MOUNTS POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY AND RE-GILT
Cast as a tree supporting a Japanese Satsuma pot on a pierced rocky base, flanked by three Chinese biscuit-glazed green parrots, the rim of lid stamped with a spurious 'C' couronné poinçon
7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high
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Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons, London and New York, in 1978.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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