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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT BOWLS

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT BOWLS
KANGXI

Each decorated on the exterior with four horses galloping above wave-crested rocks against a ground of black swirls on a leaf-green ground interspersed with prunus and with frothing waves pendent from the rim, the horses on the similarly decorated interior encircling scattered prunus and babao, all in green, yellow, white and aubergine, cracks and minor rim restoration--6 7/8 inches (17.5cm.) diam., ivory stands (2)
Provenance
Chait Galleries, New York

Lot Essay

For a similar bowl, ascribed to the late Ming Dynasty, see Warren E. Cox, The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, vol. 1, 1949, pl. 135, from the Bequest of Mary Clark Thompson, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; and an example sold in these rooms December 2, 1989, lot 375
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