15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FAMILLE VERTE MOLDED BRACKET-LOBED DISH
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The center of the dish is decorated with a stylized pomegranate, which is set within a roundel reverse-decorated with lotus scroll, all beneath molded semi-circular panels containing squirrels and leafy grapevines.
10 ½ in. (26.8 cm.) diam.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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S. Valenstein, A Handbook of Chinese Ceramics, 1989 ed., p. 233, no. 227.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that the present lot is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics: the World’s Great Collections, vol. 12: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1982, no. 132.
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