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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 189

    A GROUP OF 'POMPADOUR'-PATTERN WARES

    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF 'POMPADOUR'-PATTERN WARES
    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1745
    Similarly decorated to the previous lots, comprising a deep jar and domed cover, richly enamelled in the famille rose palette, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) high; a metal-mounted pear-shaped water-jug, cover and basin, the basin 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) wide; a cylindrical spice jar, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high, all en suite; an unusual globular teapot and cover decorated in the alternative palette with gilding, 8 in. (20 cm.) wide; and a pair of teabowls and saucers, en suite to the teapot (7)


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    A pair of deep jars and domed covers very similar to the jar and cover in this lot was sold in the Khalil Rizk Collection, Sotheby's New York, 25 April 2008, lot 50.

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    Provenance

    Jar and cover: Sotheby's London, 1 November 1988, Lot 605; with Heirloom & Howard, Ltd., London.
    Jug and basin: with Galerie Lucien Vigneau, Paris.
    Teapot: with Heirloom & Howard Ltd., London.