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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 518

    A Chinese famille rose 'hunting' tankard

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A Chinese famille rose 'hunting' tankard
    Circa 1780
    The cylindrical body painted in underglaze blue and bright enamels with figures on horseback amidst hounds in pursuit of a fox seeking refugee in a tree, the rim painted with a band of butterflies reserved on a cell-pattern ground and a band of cash around the base, applied with a strap handle, glaze frits
    13 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's Amsterdam, 11 November 1997, lot 137.