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FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT OPENWORK LANTERN AND STAND
DESCRIPTION BELOW

CATALOGUE NUMBER 0422

FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT OPENWORK LANTERN AND STAND

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Diameter across stand: 9 ½ inches

PROVENANCE
  • Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York

  • Christie's New York, September 21, 2000, lot 313

  • David A. Berg Collection

  • George Eumorfopoulos Collection


LITERATURE

R. I. Hobson, The Catalogue of The George Eumorfopoulos Collection of Chinese, Corean and Persian Pottery & Porcelain, vol. V, Ernest Benn, Ltd., London, 1927, pl. XXVII

 
CATALOGUE NOTES

An unusual famille verte hexagonal lantern and stand, each facet of the lantern with an openwork panel surrounded by butterflies and flowers reserved on a stippled green ground, the top with an openwork medallion within a field of prunus and cracked ice pattern, the top of the separate stand channeled to hold the cover and the apron painted in black and mauve in imitation of wood grain.