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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 241

    A BLUE AND WHITE PHOENIX EWER AND COVER

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE PHOENIX EWER AND COVER
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Of quatrefoil bottle form, decorated in shades of inky blue with panels of birds and insects among flowering prunus, peony and chrysanthemum, the spout formed as the head of an open-mouthed phoenix, the domed, notched cover with flower finial
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high (2)


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    For a pair of ewers of the same form with famille verte decoration, see anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 14 November 2000, lot 347. Also compare J.A. Jörg, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 1997, p. 162, fig. 177.

    Provenance

    with Marchant & Son, London