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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 681

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE VASE

    CHANG CHUANG TONG QING FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE FAMILLE ROSE VASE
    CHANG CHUANG TONG QING FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED, 20TH CENTURY
    The sides finely painted in a delicate famille rose palette with young children gathered around a court lady seated on a bamboo chair beside a jardinière planted with lingzhi and orchids on a rootwood plant stand, with a female attendant beside her and a garden stool and large jar filled with scrolls and other scholars' articles to the other side, a ribbon-tied lotus, a vignette of a wrapped qin and fan on the reverse
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, box


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    The four-character mark, Chang chuang tong qing may be translated, 'celebrate eternal spring together'.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION