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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 266

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSE-IMARI CISTERN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1730, THE PORCELAIN

    Price Realised  

    AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSE-IMARI CISTERN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1730, THE PORCELAIN
    The cylindrical midsection between deeply fluted upper and lower sections and painted with a garden scene showing a Chinese couple under a pine tree by the wall of a villa, he offering her a jin wrapped in pale blue silk, a crane perched on the garden fence, the domed cover repeating part of the garden, together with a Samson porcelain basin decorated to match
    19¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high, the cistern (3)


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    For a very similar cistern, see anon. sale, Bonhams, London, 13 June 2002, lot 55.

    Provenance

    The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection