Lot 722. An unusual small molded Dehua water pot, 17th-18th century; 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
The vessel has a compressed globular body applied on the sides with alternating archaistic dragon roundels and scrolls, and is covered overall with an even white glaze of pale ivory tone.
Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1925.
Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September 2019