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A PAIR OF 'EGG AND SPINACH'-GLAZED OX-HEAD RHYTON CUPS

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A PAIR OF 'EGG AND SPINACH'-GLAZED OX-HEAD RHYTON CUPS
KANGXI

Each modeled with a slender rope extending from the nose and twisted around the horns, the ears laid back and the eyes bulging, painted in aubergine, yellow and green with areas of clear-glazed biscuit, minor firing cracks--5 in. (12.7cm.) wide, gilt-wood stands (2)
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Chait Galleries, New York

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For similar examples, see R. L. Hobson, The Eumorfopoulos Collection, vol. V, pl. XXVI, no. F185; Warren E. Cox, The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, vol. II, 1949, fig. 814, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Sotheby's, New York, October 20, 1989, The Collection of John T. Dorrance, Jr, lot 335
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