A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century

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Lot 406
A blanc de chine wine ewer
Mid 17th century

Sold for £ 2,125 (US$ 2,646) inc. premium

Asian Art

19 Nov 2014, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

A blanc de chine wine ewer
Mid 17th century
The body of cylindrical form with raised knotted double band encircling the mid point, the spout and handle modelled as climbing chi dragons, the cover replaced with pierced wood,
15.5cm high

Footnotes

  • A similar cylindrical wine pot, with the cover intact, is preserved as part of the Salting Bequest in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Another example is in The Burrell Collection Glasgow. For an example of this type sold at auction, see Sotheby's Amsterdam, 21-22 May 2008, lot 100.
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A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
A blanc de chine wine ewer  Mid 17th century
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