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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 277

    A FAMILLE VERTE OVAL TUREEN AND COVER

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

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    A FAMILLE VERTE OVAL TUREEN AND COVER
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    With cockerel finial on the shallow domed cover, and iron-red and gilt scrolled ogival handles to the sides, the tureen exterior and the cover enamelled and gilt with four sprays of chrysanthemum alternating with hibiscus, within a seeded green band embellished wiith phoenix and peony, the interior brightly enamelled at the centre with a large insect perched on a buddleia spray beside similar chrysanthemum and hibiscus sprays, all below iron-red tassels and a green enamel trellis band below the rim
    13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) wide


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