A pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte ginger jars and covers, painted with water lilies and lotus leaves, painted in iron-red, aubergine, green and blue-enamel, amongst ducks swimming in iron-red waves, with birds flying above, the shoulder with an iron-red floral band, repeated on the cover rim below a band of scrolling flowers and foliage, the knop with gilt head.
Height including cover, 12 inches, 30.5cm.
Provenance & Additional Information
- Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henriques.
- Formerly in the collection of the late Hon. Nellie Ionides
- Sold by Sotheby’s London, 27th February 1973, lot 117.