17 - 18 December 1998
A CHINESE PALE BLUE GROUND CIDER JUG
Of barrel shape with beak spout and entwined reeded handles with grape cluster finials, painted overall in bright colours with flowering plants beneath an iron-red rim
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
Robert C. Woolley; Sotheby's New York, 24-25 January 1997, lot 330 (part).
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The jug is in the Chinese style, but probably an English copy.
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