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    Sale 5353

    Christie's Interiors

    29 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 466

    A Chinese kraak ewer


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese kraak ewer
    17th century
    The rounded body with long tapering neck and star shaped rim, the slender s-formed spout painted in the form of a branchy stem with moulded leafy tendrils raised to the body, painted in underglaze blue with panels of birds and butterflies amongst various flowering sprays
    7½in. (19cm.) high

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