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Lot 102

Chinese Carved Gourd Waterpot Daoguang Mark

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Small Chinese carved gourd waterpot, possibly Imperial. Carved along the underside with a Daoguang mark. With an exhibition label affixed along the interior of the pot. With a silk storage box.

Literature: Jing Pei Fang, "Treasures of the Chinese Scholar," (New York: Weatherhill, 1997), 121.

Provenance: Collection of Jing Pei Fang; Private Collection, Minnesota.

Box; height: 3 in x width: 4 3/4 in x depth: 4 3/4 in. Gourd; height: 2 1/4 in x diameter: 2 1/2 in.


The item is in good condition overall with no major cracks, losses, or restoration under UV light. Light wear throughout, as expected. There are a few scattered areas with unidentified white accretion that does not affect the overall work. There are natural lines along the white rim. Towards the lower rim, there is a deformation to the exterior of the gourd, possibly fire damage; please see the listing image. To the interior, there is a sticker adhered to the surface. There is a sticker adhered to the top of the box, which can be easily removed. Light wear to the box. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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