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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 229

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BASIN

    YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1730-40

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BASIN
    YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1730-40
    With steep sides and wide everted rim slightly incurving at the edge, finely enamelled with a delicate poppy spray with two large blooms and three buds at the centre, the sides with four stork roundels alternating with lotus flowers amongst dense foliage reserved on a vivid yellow ground, and the border with four floral cartouches and flower heads reserved on a deep green and pink trellis ground, the exterior with four iron-red floral sprays
    15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) diam.


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