Two Dehua 'chilong' wine pots and covers Kangxi (4)

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Lot 22
Two Dehua 'chilong' wine pots and covers
Kangxi

US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£ 3,200 - 4,900

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Two Dehua 'chilong' wine pots and covers
Kangxi
The first of cylindrical form with a recessed foot, molded with a tied ribbon band around the middle, the spout and handle modeled in the form of sinuous chilong, the cover surmounted by a coiled chilong finial; the second of ovoid form, also with recessed foot and chilong-form spout, handle and finial.
6in (15.2cm) height of first (4).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Virginia Hobart (1876-1958), thence by descent

    A Dehua chilong wine pot similar to the cylindrical-form pot, from the collection of Edward T. Chow, was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19 May 1981, lot 469, and sold again, from the collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson, in Sotheby's Hong Kong, 7 November 2012, lot 14.
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