15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE VERTE EWER
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The compressed globular body is decorated with a garden terrace with blossoming vines and butterflies in flight, with a C-shaped handle painted with cloud scrolls, connecting to the tall, slender neck painted with further flowers terminating in the everted rim and 'pinched' spout.
9 ¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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