• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 309

    A Chinese famille verte cafe-au-lait ground bowl and cover

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Chinese famille verte cafe-au-lait ground bowl and cover
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    The sides painted vividly with a butterfly in flight amidst wind-blown stems of poppy and peony issuing from pierced rockwork, repeated to the high domed cover with cylindrical finial glazed white to the interior and centred by an underglaze blue rabbit, the latter repeated to the base, finial with polished rim
    15.3 cm. diam.


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