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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 496

    A LARGE CANTONESE FAMILLE ROSE BASIN

    FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE CANTONESE FAMILLE ROSE BASIN
    FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    The basin is decorated with a central roundel of birds and insects beside flowering peonies and rocks, the cavetto similarly decorated with four shaped panels interspersed with auspicious objects. The rim is embellished with a dense design of butterflies, birds, flowers and foliage.
    19 in. (48.2 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Collection of Count Redmond Toler Clayton (1863-1937).