19 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SHELL-SHAPED DISH
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The dish raised on a spreading circular foot and molded as a scallop shell centered by a cylindrical cup holder with openwork sides formed by conjoined pink petals, all in pink enamel, turquoise, iron red and gilding
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) across
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.
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