• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    A LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL RECTANGULAR PLAQUE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Depicting a scene of farmers harvesting their fields, and their families who have come out of their compound, watching an imperial procession of men carrying drums, a palanquin and banners reading huang en hao dang ('the grace of the Emperor is widespread') passing on a nearby path, with a four-character inscription in the lower left corner, wan bao sui feng ('infinite treasures peaceful and abundant')
    17¼ x 21 in. (44 x 53.2 cm.)


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    Compare the large cloisonné panel of similar type sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 30 May 2006, lot 1267.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION