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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1768

    A FINELY PAINTED FAMILLE ROSE FIGURAL CUP

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    A FINELY PAINTED FAMILLE ROSE FIGURAL CUP
    JIAQING IRON-RED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

    Finely enamelled and highlighted in iron-red and gilt with the seated figure of the poet Libo reclining pensively on a bundle of scrolls beside a wine jar and ewer, his turquoise robes detailed with intricate designs and falling into folds at his feet, flanked by two lengthy inscriptions and a flowering lotus stem
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam.


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    Previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14 November 1989, lot 306 (one of two).