• Lot 39

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE DE LA FAMILLE ROSE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A QUATRE CARACTERES ET EPOQUE DAOGUANG (1821-1850)

    Price Realised  

    TABATIERE EN PORCELAINE DE LA FAMILLE ROSE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, MARQUE A QUATRE CARACTERES ET EPOQUE DAOGUANG (1821-1850)
    De forme ronde aplatie, ornée sur une face d'un lettré dans un pavillon ouvert, un serviteur posté près de l'entrée, le paysage composé de rochers et de cerisiers en fleur, le revers agrémenté d'un cerisier, de bambous et rehaussé d'un poème, marque à quatre caractères de l'Empereur Daoguang en rouge sur couverte à la base, le bouchon en corail
    Hauteur avec le bouchon: 7 cm. (2¾ in.)


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    The decoration of this bottle is inspired by the eight-character inscription which is on the back and which can be translated as follow: 'The stars and the moon shine brightly and clearly and the Milky Way hangs in the sky'.
    Two identical examples, also dated from Daoguang reign, are illustrated in Snuff Bottles - The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong 2003, pl.336 and pl.339.
    Another from the Meriem collection was sold in our New York Rooms, 19 September 2007, lot 668.

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    Provenance

    Kardos Collection, no.288.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES V. SWAIN


    Post Lot Text

    A FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLE
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, DAOGUANG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)