5 July 2007
A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE GILT-DECORATED POWDER-BLUE CISTERN
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The cylindrical container decorated with a rocky coastal landscape, the waisted neck surmounted by a domed lid with a gadrooned knob finial and rim, the base with a satyr's mask and a dolphin's head spout, above a gadrooned rim and on scrolling legs cast with acanthus and trailing husks, the porcelain of the lid associated
20¼ in. (52 cm.) high
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