15 September 2011
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
AN UNUSUAL COPPER-RED-GLAZED 'APPLE'-FORM WATER POT
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The globular body tapering towards the foot and curving inward to the mouth, the exterior covered with a bubble-suffused, mottled glaze of dark crushed strawberry-red color shading to a paler tone on one side and interspersed with some apple-green and greyish-green splashes that ends in a heavier line above the foot, the interior covered with a pale greyish-celdon glaze and the base with a very pale celadon glaze
3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam.
Charles A. Dana Collection.
Chait Galleries, New York.
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