20 - 21 May 2008,
Price realised EUR 6,000
Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000
A famille rose silver border dish
Delicately enamelled at the centre in a quatrefoil panel with a lady playing the qin in front of a chest of drawers with books, reserved on a grisaille diaper ground with white enamel scrolling foliage, the wide silvered border reserved with cartouches of blue flowers alternating with gilt foliage on an iron-red ground
38.2 cm. diam.
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