16 - 17 September 2010
AN AUBERGINE AND TURQUOISE-GLAZED PEACH-FORM 'CADOGAN' WINE POT
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
In the shape of a large aubergine-glazed peach raised on a spreading foot, with turquoise-glazed branch-form handle and spout, each secured to the body by two leafy branches
6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) long
Estate of the Late Allen J. Mercher; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 1-2 November 1956, lot 122.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 18-19 April 1963, lot 304.
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Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 58.
On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.
A similar wine pot is illustrated by J. Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol. I, Geneva, 1999, p. 179, no. 115 (A220).
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