R7879

A pair of Chinese porcelain, famille verte moulded and fluted kendis.

A pair of Chinese porcelain, famille verte moulded and fluted kendis, the bodies of lotus flower form with twelve large petals each painted with branches of flowers, above two bands of iron-red, yellow and aubergine enamel lotus petals, the fluted neck similarly decorated beneath a ribbed collar and a double petal moulded rim, the bulbous spout also of moulded lotus flower form with large iron-red petals.

7 ¾ inches, 19.7cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722.

· A similar pair from the collection of Captain E.G. Spencer-Churchill, M.C. was sold by Christie, Manson and Woods Limited in their auction of The Northwick Park Collection 24-05-65, lot no.6, and were later published by Anthony du Boulay in Christie’s Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, 1984, no.3, p.228.

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