A large Chinese famille verte jug and cover. Kangxi period.
The body of pear form standing on a splayed foot encircled by a petal border in green enamels and rouge-de-fer, the sides encircled by a formal borders and a central horizontal floral frieze, the border around the rim repeated on the low domed cover pierced with a hole corresponding to another on the bold loop handle for attachment.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 9 in. (23.5 cm)
- Reference :
For an identical jug, see sotheby’s Monaco, Belle Collection de porcelaines de Chine, La Collection du Docteur Pergola, 23 june 1986, lot 1102.