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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 295

    A FAMILLE NOIRE TEAPOT AND COVER

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE NOIRE TEAPOT AND COVER
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Of hexagonal form, the sides with alternating pierced panels of colorful bamboo, pine and flowering vine below a scrolling chrysanthemum blooms, a wooden handle to one side, a replacement silver spout to the other
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (2)


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    A similar teapot was recorded in the inventory of the contents at Burghley House in 1688-90. Also compare T.V. Litzenburg, Chinese Export Porcelain in the Reeves Center Collection at Washington and Lee University, London, 2003, p. 59, pl. 42.

    Provenance

    The du Boulay Collection, Bonham's, London, 10 November 2003, lot 9
    Michael Gillingham