A Chinese “squirrel” water-pot decorated with famille verte enamels on the biscuit. Kangxi period
Decorated with famille verte enamels on the biscuit, modeled holding fruiting vine branches in his mouth, and facing slightly to the left.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 3.14 in. (8 cm)
- Reference :
For a very similar pair of squirrels, from The Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides, see Christie’s London, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Export Art, 17 june 2003, lot 116 (exhibited to Chinese ceramics Figures, Oriental Ceramic Society, 1947, no. 96 and A Tale of Three Cities, Canton, Shanghai and Hong Kong, Sotheby’s London, 1997, no. 102.