A CHINESE EXPORT SMALL DUCK-FORM BOX AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1760-75
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A CHINESE EXPORT SMALL DUCK-FORM BOX AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1760-75

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

A CHINESE EXPORT SMALL DUCK-FORM BOX AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1760-75

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,250USD

Lot Details

Description

A CHINESE EXPORT SMALL DUCK-FORM BOX AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, 1760-75


naturalistically molded, the feathers outlined in black enamel on a puce ground, the beak and feet yellow

length 5 1/4 in.; 13.3 cm

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Condition Report

Tiny chip to cover at base of tail, otherwise in good condition. 


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Collection of Rafi and Mildred Mottahedeh

Sotheby's New York, January 30, 1985, lot 338

Henry Moog, Atlanta

Literature

David Howard and John Ayers, China for the West, Vol. II, London, 1978, cat. no. 616 (one of a pair)


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