9 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A FAMILLE ROSE PAINTED ENAMEL DOUBLE GOURD 'ABSTINENCE' PLAQUE
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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PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN THE 1970s AND 1980s
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