9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A cloisonne enamelled waterpot, Kangxi (1662-1722)
of domed form with gilt rims, decorated in coloured enamels with a band of the bajixiang on a turquoise ground, below an overlapping petal design and above a deep blue ruyi-head border, the base inlaid with gilt metal wire with floral motifs and scrolling tendrils on a turquoise ground -- 3 7/8in. (9.8cm.) wide.
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