21 - 25 January 2010
A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE GOBLETS
Each of conical shape with knopped stem on a spreading base, the exterior unusually enameled with flying and walking geese among peonies and chrysanthemums
5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) high (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 17 June 2003, lot 143.
The Honorable Mrs. Nellie Ionides Collection, no. 43.
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A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, Sotheby's, London, 1997, no. 107 (and illustrated in catalogue, p. 93), where D.Howard notes that this "...form copies exactly a European glass wine flute of this date".
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