2015_NYR_03720_3272_000(an_unusual_painted_enamel_wine_pot_and_warming_bowl_18th_century)

Lot 3272. An unusual painted enamel wine pot and warming bowl, 18th century; 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) highEstimate $6,000 – $8,000Price Realized $15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The wine pot has a pear-shaped body painted on each side with a leaf-shaped panel of antiques above a cylindrical lower section which fits into the globular warming bowl below, which is painted with three leaf-shaped panels, each enclosing flowers and butterflies, all on a bright-yellow ground painted with double-gourd vine between floral borders.

Provenance:  Chait Galleries, New York.
Christie’s New York, 24 January 2005, lot 77.

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza