Asian Art Auction

June 08, 2015

LOT 51

Lot 51

Export Blue and Gilt Wine Ewer and Cover, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Export Blue and Gilt Wine Ewer and Cover, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Lot 51 Details
Export Blue and Gilt Wine Ewer and Cover, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Of slender bottle form with serpentine spout and handle, the body decorated with two large Buddhist lions
height 7.9" — 20 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $4,428
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


The Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938). Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).


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LOT 51

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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