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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE POWDER-BLUE-GROUND WINEPOTS AND COVERS

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A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE POWDER-BLUE-GROUND WINEPOTS AND COVERS
KANGXI

Each of slender baluster form, with an ear-form handle opposite a squared 'S'-form spout, decorated on two sides with a large quatrefoil panel enclosing a female figure seated at a table laden with scholar's objects in a fenced garden, all reserved against a powder-blue ground enriched with gilt decoration of flowers, cloud scrolls and jeweled ruyi-head bands at the shoulder, the domed cover with knop finial, some restoration--8 3/4 inches (22.2cm.) high (2)
Provenance
Morgan Collection
Chait Galleries, New York

Lot Essay

For a similar winepot mounted in metal, see R. L. Hobson, B. Rackham and W. King, Chinese Ceramics in Private Collections, London, 1931, fig. 262, from the W. J. Holt Collection
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