A rare blue and white ewer and cover for the Islamic market Kangxi
Lot 40
A rare blue and white ewer and cover for the Islamic market
Kangxi
£15,000 - 18,000
US$ 26,000 - 31,000
Auction Details
A rare blue and white ewer and cover for the Islamic market Kangxi
Lot Details
This lot is being sold under the Alpha Scheme
A rare blue and white ewer and cover for the Islamic market
Kangxi
The flattened pear-shaped sides brightly painted in underglaze blue, one side with rockwork issuing sprays of peony and a peach and the other side with four chrysanthemum blossoms and rockwork, all surrounded by floral sprigs on the rest of the body, the spout, neck and handle with similar floral sprays, the cover divided into six panels each containing blossoms beneath the tall finial and attached to the handle with a bronze hinged fitting. 32.4cm (12 5/8in) high

Footnotes

  • 清康熙 青花開光花卉紋執壺 (外銷伊斯蘭市場)

    Compare another ewer of similar size and decoration, dated to the late 17th/early 18th century, but with a replacement metal handle and cover, illustrated by R.Krahl and J.Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul: A Complete Catalogue, III, Qing Dynasty Porcelains, London, 1986, no.2153.
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