19th to early 20th century, Chinese; white ground porcelain; with elongated neck and bulbous body; having polychrome enamels of florals and fruits interspersed with birds and butterflies; mounted on a dark wood stand with curving feet. Approx. of one, h. 19", d. 8.75". Provenance: From the Estate of Mrs. Sally Connally Hardie, Atlanta, Georgia. Connolly was a charity campaigner and philanthropist, Councilwoman for the National Trust for Scotland from 1978-1995 (the last ten years serving on the Executive board), and member of the Court of St. Andrews University from 1987-1995. A native Atlantan, Connolly's great-great-grandfather David Connally was one of the first settlers to obtain land in the city and her great-grandfather Joseph E. Brown was the governor of Georgia during the American Civil War.
Now drilled as lamps; crack to one; .