1047
1047
A rare polychrome 'kinrande' ewer and Cover

Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period

Estimate
150,000250,000
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1047
A rare polychrome 'kinrande' ewer and Cover

Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period

Estimate
150,000250,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A rare polychrome 'kinrande' ewer and Cover

Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period

inspired by a Middle Eastern metalwork shape, the flattened pear-shaped body supported by a flared foot rising to a waisted neck,  the slender upturned spout served to the body by an 'S'-shaped scroll strut, the high upright handle surmounted by a foliate ring for attachment, decorated on each side with a large peach-shaped panel within a stiff-leafed border, the sides painted with cartouches each enclosing a duck on rippling water amid leafy lotus blooms , the cover decorated with ribboned ruyi heads and surmounted by a lion knop below a band of keyfret, crossed beaded tassel and upright leaves at the neck
Quantity: 2
26cm., 10 1/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

A closely related ewer with a matching cover is illustrated in John Ayers, The Baur Collection. Geneva, vol. 2, Geneva, 1969, pl. A178; and another is included in Sekai toji zenshu, vol. 11, Tokyo, 1955, pl. 98. See also a similiar ewer and cover sold at Christie's London, 21st June 2001, lot 84; and one without a cover, sold in our London rooms, 13th July 2005, lot 184. 

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