Lot 883. A famille verte lobed ewer and a cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016
The body and spout are molded in imitation of bamboo and decorated with flowering branches and butterflies, beneath the tall handle decorated in imitation of green spotted bamboo. 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high
Provenance : Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1923.
Christie's. Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza