A pair of Famille Verte phoenix-head ewers, Kangxi period. Estimate $20,000 – $30,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015
Of Islamic form, enameled with panels of flowers, cell pattern and trellis, with curving phoenix head spouts; 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high
Provenance: George Alexander Skinner [paper label].
With Chait Galleries, New York.
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza