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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    A PAIR OF VERTE-IMARI WINE COOLERS

    CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VERTE-IMARI WINE COOLERS
    CIRCA 1720
    Cylindrical with pairs of colorful mask handles and molded rims, each painted with clusters of lotus growing from grassy mounds beside willow, repeated inside, the wide exterior border with fenced garden vignettes, interior border blue diaper with peony reserves
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) wide over handles


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    From the Ravenscliff collection, St. Davids, Pennslyvania, sold on the premises by Christie's, 5-8 June 1978