849
849

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. WILLIARD LAMB VELIE

A PAIR OF 'DEHUA' TREES
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
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849

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS. WILLIARD LAMB VELIE

A PAIR OF 'DEHUA' TREES
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
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A PAIR OF 'DEHUA' TREES
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
each molded in the shape of two intertwined prunus with branches luxuriant with new buds and blossoms and supporting two magpies perched amid the flowers, covered overall in a milky-white glaze, with two fitted wood stands (4)
Height 11 in., 28 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Willard Velie (1866-1961), Illinois, acquired in Beijing circa 1900, and thence by descent. Mrs. Velie was the granddaughter of the great American industrialist, John Deere (1804-1886), founder of Deere & Co.

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