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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 186

    A PAIR OF CHINESE IMARI GIN BOTTLES AND COVERS

    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHINESE IMARI GIN BOTTLES AND COVERS
    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Painted on each side with a Chinese riverscape enclosed by peach-ground borders decorated with gilt floral scrolls and edged in iron-red and underglaze blue lines, an iron-red floral sprig at each shoulder corner, the cover centered by a blue flower-head
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection.


    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 145, no. 93.