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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Clair-de-lune Amphora Bottle

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2885BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 19, 2016 11:00AM


Clair-de-lune Amphora Bottle, China, 17th/18th century, with cylindrical neck rising to flaring silver-clad rim, resting on an unglazed foot ring, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue on white-glazed base, ht. 6 in.

Provenance: The descendants of Dudley L. Pickman (1779-1846),and Charles G. Loring (1828-1902) of Massachusetts

Note: For a similar example, see Christie's, New York, Sale 2689, Lot 1502, 2013.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

firing flaws with some pockmarks, surface scratches.

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Charles G. Loring, Dudley L. Pickman, China