A biscuit-glazed aubergine bull's head rhyton. Kangxi period.
Glazed a soft aubergine with finely articulated horns a darker tone, molded with a leather tether, the interior glazed a soft green
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long - Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Christie's. Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com