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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 177

    A FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER-SHAPED DISH

    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER-SHAPED DISH
    YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)
    The semi-eggshell porcelain finely potted with steep curving sides, delicately enamelled at the centre with a riverscape: buildings on stilts and others built over bridges nestling amongst rockwork, and three boats cruising down the river towards the village, all within a puce cell-pattern band at the rim reserved with four fruit cartouches of peach alternating with finger citron, the underside plain
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Ignazio Vok Collection.


    Exhibited

    Seladon Swatow Blauweiss, Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Ignazio Vok, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst der Stadt Köln, Cologne, 7 May - 28 August 1983, and Museum Rietberg, Zurich, 6 October 1983 - 8 January 1984, catalogue no. 155.