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Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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FIVE SANCAI-GLAZED SCHOLAR'S OBJECTS
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
comprising an aubergine-glazed dragon-fish-form water dropper; a sancai-glazed 'Zhang Guolao' water dropper; a sancai-glazed 'figure and water buffalo' water dropper; a sancai-glazed 'boy' water dropper; and a pierced sancai-glazed rectangular censer (5)
Width of widest 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm
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Provenance

The dragon-fish-form water dropper:
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 28th October 1983.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 736.

The 'Zhang Guolao' water dropper:
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 21st March 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 756.

The 'figure and water buffalo' water dropper:
John Sparks, London, 27th May 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 764.

The 'boy' water dropper:
John Sparks, London, 27th May 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 763.

The censer:
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 25th October 1983.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 735.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York