31 March 2016
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN POTPOURRI VASE AND COVER
THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS MID-18TH CENTURY AND LATER
With cat knop above a domed cover, the biscuit-glazed porcelain decorated overall with scrolling foliate peony and flanked by dragon handles, on a pierced foliate base, the dragons associated, the pierced rim later
11 in. (28 cm.) high
The Collection of Mrs. D. Kilvert, New York.
Acquired from Rosenberg & Stiebel, Inc., New York, in 1968.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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