15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SMALL FAMILLE VERTE ARCHAISTIC POURING VESSEL
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each side is decorated with a taotie mask on a stippled-green ground, beneath a diaper border interrupted by a shaped panel containing two bells on one side, and another panel containing a fan and a wan emblem on the other side. Clambering chilong are applied beneath the spout and on either side of the handle.
4 ¼ in. (11 cm.) long
Bluett & Sons, London, no. 52 (according to label).
Mary Stillman Harkness (1874-1952) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1950.
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