19 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DOUBLE DUCK' WATER POT
MING DYNASTY, MID-15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY
Modeled and painted in rich underglaze blue as a pair of Mandarin ducks swimming side-by-side with heads turned slightly to the left, one with pierced beak, their shared hollowed bodies centered by a raised circular mouth rim, the glaze ending above the unglazed base
5 in. (12.7 cm.) long
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Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.
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