15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT MOLDED EWERS AND COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The first has a lobed body decorated with blossoming flower branches, all between molded petal lappet borders, the tall handle decorated in imitation of woven rattan and the cover surmounted by a bud-form finial. The second is vertically molded in imitation of bamboo decorated with birds and flowers, and flanked by the upturned spout and curved handle, both painted in imitation of spotted bamboo.
First ewer 6 3/8 in. (15.9 cm.) high, second ewer 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.
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