• 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 459

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS

    DAOGUANG PERIOD (1821-1850)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BOWLS
    DAOGUANG PERIOD (1821-1850)
    Each thinly potted with deep flaring sides rising from a ring foot and decorated with sprays of flowering chrysanthemum, the base with six-character hall mark in iron red reading rui di tui si tang zhi, 'Hall of Retiring for Contemplation in the Farsighted Official's House'
    4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY