6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A FAMILLE ROSE BRUSHPOT, YONGZHENG (1723-1735)
painted in vibrant enamels with an Immortal standing upon the head of a dragon, a scholar stands with an offering for the figure in the form of a tripod censer, the assistant behind holding a gilded ewer, a pine tree with pierced rockwork and iron-red scrolling clouds to the reverse side -- 5.1.8in. (13cm.) high.
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Sotheby's, 11 December 1990, Lot 417.
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