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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 577

    A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE SHELL-SHAPED DISH

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    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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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.