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Kangxi

Pair of Chinese Hexagonal Famille Verte Puzzle Jugs

U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
U688 Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs
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Pair of Chinese hexagonal famille verte puzzle jugs, Kangxi (1662-1722), the body of hexagonal form decorated with ogee shaped panels containing antiques and auspicious objects, including a rabbit on a table, the spreading foot with ruyi heads beneath a floral and hatched pattern, the shoulders with a wide cellular band containing florets beneath the pierced necks with panels of flowers and a serpentine handle with foliate decoration set at right angles to the monster mask spout, modelled after a European original. A similarly shaped pair are illustrated by Gorer and Blacker, 'Chinese Porcelains and Hard Stones', Vol. I, pl. 135. SOLD