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PROPERTY FROM A BALTIMORE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE WATERPOT KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD 
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A BALTIMORE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE WATERPOT KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD 
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

A RARE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE WATERPOT KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD 
of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouthrim recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in rich tones of raspberry red with four stylized full, round blooms of chrysanthemum, peony, lotus and hibiscus, each borne on a curved leafy spray and surrounded by stylized foliage, all below a narrow classic-scroll band, the incurved mouth encircled by a stylized lotus meander and the foot with triangular lappets, set between underglaze-blue line borders, the base with a six-character mark in three vertical columns in underglaze-blue, later metal cover (2) 
Diameter 3 7/8  in., 9.8 cm
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Provenance

Collection of George A. Lucas (1824-1909).
Collection of Jesse G. Kaufman (1883-1976), and thence by descent.

Important Chinese Art

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New York