• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 495

    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" LIME-GREEN GROUND CENTERPIECE

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" LIME-GREEN GROUND CENTERPIECE
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Of quatrefoil form, the interior and sides enameled with cartouches of court figures and ladies in gardens and pavilions, surrounded by floral sprigs and butterflies, the underside with a six-character Daoguang seal mark
    10 5/8 in. (26.9 cm.) wide


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    For a dish from this "unique and unforgettable service" in the Alma Cleveland Porter Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, see D. Nadler, China to Order, p. 129.

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