A Dehua ewer and cover Mid or Early Qing dynasty
Lot 552
A Dehua ewer and cover Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 27,500 (US$ 3,546) inc. premium
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A Dehua ewer and cover
Early Qing dynasty
Of cylindrical form resting on a flattened base with a raised ridge encircling the mid-section of the body, finished with a spout and C-shaped handle formed by the arched body of a chi dragon, completed with a lid surmounted by a feathery bird shaped knob.
14cm wide.

Footnotes

  • A closely related cylindrical winepot, with three chi dragons as the main decoration, is preserved in the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, illustrated in Ayers, Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, New York, 2002, p.70, no.21. For an example of this type sold at auction, see Christie's New York, 13 September 2012, lot 1494.

    清早期 德化白瓷雙螭龍抱酒壺
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