• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Each of conical shape with knopped stem on a spreading base, the exterior unusually enameled with flying and walking geese among peonies and chrysanthemums
    5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 2003, lot 143.
    The Honorable Mrs. Nellie Ionides Collection, no. 43.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, Sotheby's, London, 1997, no. 107 (and illustrated in catalogue, p. 93), where D.Howard notes that this "...form copies exactly a European glass wine flute of this date".