• Lot 41

    RARE TABATIERE EN VERRE A DECOR EN EMAUX DE LA FAMILLE ROSE

    CHINE, PROBABLEMENT YE BENGQI, 1930-1945

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    Estimate

    RARE TABATIERE EN VERRE A DECOR EN EMAUX DE LA FAMILLE ROSE
    CHINE, PROBABLEMENT YE BENGQI, 1930-1945
    En forme de double-gourde, finement décorée en émaux de la Famille rose, sur les deux bulbes d'une scène continue représentant des oiseaux, l'un posé sur la branche d'un arbre fleuri, l'autre volant au-dessus, tous deux entourés de pivoines et lys, le col agrémenté d'une frise de ruyi, la base portant une marque à quatre caractères en cachet de l'Empereur Qianlong, le bouchon en métal doré
    Hauteur avec le bouchon: 6,6 cm. (2 5/8 in.)


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    For a lengthy discussion of this group of enameled wares, produced by the Ye family at Beijing, see H. Moss, "The Apricot Grove Studio, Part III: Enamelled Glass Wares", JICSBS, 1985, pp. 116-30, where similar examples are illustrated. See also Moss, Graham, Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle. The J & J Collection, no.205 for a discussion of Ye Bengqi's talents as a copyist.
    See also the footnote of lot 40 of the present sale.

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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London, 16 October 1979.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES V. SWAIN


    Post Lot Text

    A RARE FAMILLE ROSE-ENAMELLED GLASS DOUBLE-GOURD SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, PROBABLY YE BENGQI, 1930-1945