17 June 2003
A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE 'SQUIRREL' WATER-POTS
Each modelled holding fruiting vine branches in their mouth, and facing slightly to the left, the crouching body under a pale aubergine glaze, minor chips and restoration
3¼ in. (9 cm.) wide (2)
The Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides no. 104
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Chinese Ceramic Figures, Oriental Ceramic Society, 1947, no. 96.
A Tale of Three Cities, Canton, Shanghai and Hong Kong, Sotheby's London, 1997, no. 102.
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