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Lot 133: A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER

Asian Works of Art

by Arcimboldo

December 8, 2016

Prague 1, Czech Republic

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  • A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
  • A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
  • A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
  • A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
  • A RARE QINGBAI 'PHOENIX' EWER AND COVER
   
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Description: The pear-shaped body rising to a flaring neck with rolled rim, set with a slender curved spout issuing from the mouth of a dragon, connected to the body by an elaborate S-shaped strut set opposite a high arched handle formed by the scaled body of a dragon-fish, its serpentine horn forming a small loop, slip decorated around the body with phoenix in flight and bands of lotus lappets.
China, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368). Height 25 cm.

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