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PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE OVOID LANTERNS 
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CATALOGUE NUMBERS 0570 & 0571

PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE OVOID LANTERNS

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 8 ¾ inches

PROVENANCE
  • Marchant, Ltd., London, 2002

  • Collection of Robert Bennet, Esq. of Thornby Hall, Northamptonshire

  • Collection of Dr. Lockhart

  • Cleveland Museum of Art, inventory nos. 42.694/5

  • Christie's New York, September 21, 2000, lot 326


LITERATURE

Gorer and Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, London, 1911, vol. I, illus. pl. 123 and 272, pp. 50-51

 
CATALOGUE NOTES

A pair of eggshell porcelain famille verte ovoid lantern, the sides painted with a continuous scene, one with a lady and attendant playing a board game, overlooked by an official, the other side with a lady presenting the lady of the house with a wrapped dish, the other lantern with the dish presented uncovered, the neck and base with iron red diaper borders with green flower medallions.