A large Chinese famille verte wine cooler decorated with birds and peonies. Kangxi period.
Decorated in famille verte enamels, with birds amidst flowering peony vine and flanked by a pair of yellow lion mask handles.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 9.44 in. (l. - 24 cm)
- Reference :
For a similar (broken) example, see Christie’s NYC, Chinese Export Art, 23 january 2007, lot 30.
For a pair of with a gilt-bronze mount identical wine coolers, see Sotheby’s London, Fine Chinese Ceramics including Export Art, 13 november 2002, lot 191.