15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN UNUSUAL PAINTED ENAMEL WINE POT AND WARMING BOWL
The wine pot has a pear-shaped body painted on each side with a leaf-shaped panel of antiques above a cylindrical lower section which fits into the globular warming bowl below, which is painted with three leaf-shaped panels, each enclosing flowers and butterflies, all on a bright-yellow ground painted with double-gourd vine between floral borders.
8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high
Chait Galleries, New York.
Christie’s New York, 24 January 2005, lot 77.
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