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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 454

    A FAMILLE ROSE PAINTED ENAMEL DOUBLE GOURD 'ABSTINENCE' PLAQUE

    18TH-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FAMILLE ROSE PAINTED ENAMEL DOUBLE GOURD 'ABSTINENCE' PLAQUE
    18TH-19TH CENTURY
    The plaque has a stippled yellow ground and is decorated in dark blue enamels with the characters zhai jie surrounded by a fruiting and flowering double gourd vine with bats, the reverse similarly decorated with the characters in Manchu.
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN THE 1970s AND 1980s