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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    A LARGE FOXHUNTING PUNCHBOWL

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FOXHUNTING PUNCHBOWL
    CIRCA 1785
    Painted around the exterior in vibrant famille rose enamels with the continuous scene of a hunting party, one group returning victorious, the hounds at their feet surrounding a fox, several riders dismounted, checking one horse's shoe, in the distance others can be seen at full cry and in the interior a vignette showing several hunters nearing the fleeing fox, on the interior rim above is a gilt diaper border suspending intricate famille rose festoons
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With James A Williams Antiques, Savannah, Georgia
    The Estate of Herbert G. McKay; Sotheby's, New York, 21-22 January 2000.