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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 292

    A BISCUIT-GLAZED BIRD-FORM EWER

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A BISCUIT-GLAZED BIRD-FORM EWER
    KANGXI PERIOD
    The feathered fowl modelled standing on a hexagonal base incised with circles, the handle and spout formed as pine branches, splashed allover in shades of ochre, brown and green
    7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) high


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    A very similar piece from the collection of Mr. H. v. Klemperer, Berlin was exhibited at the Ausstellung Chinesischer Kunst, Berlin, Gesellschaft für Ostasiatische Kunst und die Preussische Akademie der Künste, 1929, no. 968.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 18 November 1998, lot 1041