17th/ 18th century the ample oval body well painted with a continuous pattern of lotus flower heads issuing from scrolling leafy foliage, the narrow rolled neck similarly painted. 28cm diam 36cm high
Provenance: Private collection New South Wales.
The collection of Lockwood de Forest and thence by direct descent. Refer Roberta A Mayer, Lockwood de Forest. 2008,p.21 Ill. The vase appears in the photograph c.1900 of the Dining Room in Lockwood de Forest House, 7 East Tenth Street, New York. Taken from Lockwood de Forest Papers 1858-1978, Archive of American Art, Smithsonian Institutions, Washington, D.C.