• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    A BLUE AND YELLOW ENAMELLED SHOU CHARACTER SAUCER DISH, TONGZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1875)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE AND YELLOW ENAMELLED SHOU CHARACTER SAUCER DISH, TONGZHI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1875)
    painted in blue enamels with concentric circles of Shou characters around a central Shou roundel, the exterior rim decorated in famille rose enamels with stylised lotus groups, Tongzhi four character iron-red mark to base; and an enamelled Tongzhi bowl, the exterior with leafing bamboo on a vibrant yellow ground, Tongzhi four character iron-red mark to base -- the saucer dish, 4in. (10.3cm.) diam. (2)


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