• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 296

    A SET OF FIVE FAMILLE ROSE 'TOBACCO LEAF' PLATES

    QIANLONG (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FIVE FAMILLE ROSE 'TOBACCO LEAF' PLATES
    QIANLONG (1736-95)
    Each with scalloped rim, brightly decorated in underglaze blue, enamels and gilt with two pheasants amongst broad overlapping leaves and two tree shrews perched on fruiting branches, the underside with three underglaze blue and iron-red floral sprays
    9 in. (23 cm.) diam. (5)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.