3132
3132
A CANTON ENAMEL 'DOUBLE-HAPPINESS' WATER POT AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
50,00070,000
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3132
A CANTON ENAMEL 'DOUBLE-HAPPINESS' WATER POT AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
50,00070,000
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A CANTON ENAMEL 'DOUBLE-HAPPINESS' WATER POT AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the copper body of lobed quatrefoil section with rounded sides supported on a short foot, the gilt rim incurved on one side to form the spout, applied overall with a deep peacock-blue glossy enamel and further decorated around the exterior with 'double-happiness' (shuang xi) characters wreathed by curling foliage and two multi-coloured lotus on the narrow ends, concealed by a lotus pad cover set with a pointed gilt-bronze knob, naturalistically detailed with gold veins and an undulating gilt-bronze border
12.5 cm., 4 7/8  in.
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