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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 617

    A RARE FAMILLE VERTE EWER

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE FAMILLE VERTE EWER
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Modeled as a mythical beast standing on all fours with a short, curved spout issuing from behind its open jaws bordered by molded curls, beneath pricked ears and a short horn, with painted red spirals and green-glazed molded scrolls decorated with dragons on the body, the chest ribbed and the tail hollowed and open at the tip
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    New York private collection; Christie's, New York, 4 June 1992, lot 306.


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