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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK CITY PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE LIBATION CUPS

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE LIBATION CUPS
KANGXI

Each of bell-form and well modeled with an elongated brown chilong climbing over the rim of the cup and forming the handle, the exterior of the vessel covered in a yellow glaze, the interior glazed green--2 3/4 in. (7cm.) high, plexiglass stands (2)

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For identical examples see R. L. Hobson, B. Rackham and W. King, Chinese Ceramics in Private Collections, London, 1931, fig. 231, and for a version with colors in reverse see Mayuyama, Seventy Years, vol. I, pl. 1081, from the Museum Yamamoto Bunkakan, Japan
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