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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A PAIR OF 'EGG AND SPINACH' GLAZED DUCKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF 'EGG AND SPINACH' GLAZED DUCKS
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Modelled standing on rockwork, the incised aubergine glazed bodies with yellow and green plumage
    7½in. (9 cm.) high (2)


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    A similar famille verte model found in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, illustrated in the Transactions of the Oriental Ceramics Society, 1963-64, vol 35, pl.153.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    The Property of a Lady, given to the present owner in 1949 as a wedding present from Princess Alice of Athlone.