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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 269

    A COLLECTION OF TEN BLUE AND WHITE SPRINKLER BOTTLES FOR THE MIDDLE EASTERN MARKET

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

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    A COLLECTION OF TEN BLUE AND WHITE SPRINKLER BOTTLES FOR THE MIDDLE EASTERN MARKET
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Comprising five pairs of bottles, variously decorated with floral roundels and panels, the tallest pair with unglazed café-au-lait bands at the neck, another pair with the lower halves under café-au-lait glazes and the upper with emblems and vessels, and others with underglaze blue decoration of floral motifs and roundels
    from 9 in. (23 cm.) to 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (10)


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    Four related bottles from the Johanneum Palace, Dresden, are illustrated by Walter Bondy, Kang-Hsi, München, 1923, pl. 205; one of which is very similar to one of the pairs in this lot.

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