10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A famille noire biscuit stand, Kangxi (1662-1722)
of circular form, painted to the top roundel with birds amongst and within blossoming prunus branches issuing from stylised rockwork mounds on a typical black ground, the skirting band below with lobed whorl motifs beneath an aubergine glaze, raised on five scrolling beast-head supports -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) wide, fitted box.
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