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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 285

    A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE HEXAGONAL LANTERNS AND STANDS

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE HEXAGONAL LANTERNS AND STANDS
    19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Each decorated with panels of Immortals within borders of 'The Hundred Boys', all reserved on pierced gilt cell-pattern grounds, the lanterns raised on waisted detachable pedestals
    15 ½ in. (39.5 cm.) high overall


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    Compare the famille verte lantern and stand of very similar form and date, but decorated all over with floral designs, which is in the Groninger Museum, Holland, inv. no. 1990-239, (see Christiaan J. A. Jörg, Famille Verte, Chinese Porcelain in Green Enamels, Groninger, 2011, p. 180, no. 177).

    Provenance

    Purchased from van der Plas, 19 October 1979


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DUTCH COLLECTOR (LOTS 279 - 289)