21 March 2013
A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN BOTTLE
IMPERIAL, JINGDEZHEN KILNS, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
The flattened, rounded bottle is raised on an oval foot and enameled on each side with a large katydid.
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, coral stopper
Christie's New York, 11 June 1987, lot 217.
Jana Volf, New York, 1987.
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See the note to lot 1014 for a discussion of this group of 'katydid' bottles.
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