CHINESE TRANSITIONAL BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN WINE POT, MID-SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.

Est. $1,500-$2,500
Sold: $8,400 ($7,000)

Of barrel form, painted on either side with peonies and asters issuing from rockwork, the neck surrounded by a border of formal floral scrolls, the handle and spout with stylized clouds, the cover with hexafoil design reserved with ruyi heads, fu mark in underglaze-blue. Height 7 ⅜ inches.

Provenance: “The Private Collection of Captain M. Hatcher,” Christie’s Amsterdam, February 14, 1985, lot 192, bearing label.

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