• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 206

    A LIME-GREEN-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER

    DAOGUANG PERIOD (1821-50)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LIME-GREEN-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
    DAOGUANG PERIOD (1821-50)
    Finely enamelled to the top with a double xi (happiness) character surrounded by four iron-red bats, the border with four stylised shou (longevity) characters alternating with four lotus blooms borne on leafy scrolls, the sides similary decorated with meandering lotus scrolls
    4½ in. (12 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    J. Pilkington.


    Exhibited

    Oriental Exhibition, The Liverpool Arts Club, 1872, no. 5.