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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1778

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE BOTTLE VASES

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE LANDSCAPE BOTTLE VASES
    REPUBLIC PERIOD, YITAO ZHAI SEALMARKS

    Each potted with a slender cylindrical body, well painted around the exterior in soft enamels to depict a continuous lakeside scene with figures, fishing boat, dotted thatched huts amongst verdant trees and vegetation, all between a band of tasselled ruyi pendants encircling the everted mouth rim, further decorated with key-fret design on the foot ring, the base with a four-character iron-red potter's sealmark, Yitao Zhi, 'Made by Yitao'
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high, box (2)


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    The potter, Zhang Zhitang (1893-1971), studio name: Yitao Zhi, was a well-known porcelain painter in Jingdezhen in the 1930s and a contemporary of the 'Eight Friends of Zhushan'.

    Provenance

    Muwentang Collection