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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 231

    A Chinese famille verte bowl

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  


    A Chinese famille verte bowl
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Set on a short foot, the sides decorated with scroll- and leaf-shaped panels of leaves and fruit reserved on a ground moulded in shallow relief with a flower-head and swastika pattern, above a band of ducks in a waterpond, the interior painted with a spray of magnolia, the rim with four taotie-masks reserved on a diaper-pattern ground, rim restoration, rim crack, some wear
    25.5 cm. diam.

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