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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 563

    A SET OF FOUR FAMILLE ROSE 'FOUR SEASONS' PLAQUES

    REPUBLIC PERIOD (1912-1949)

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    A SET OF FOUR FAMILLE ROSE 'FOUR SEASONS' PLAQUES
    REPUBLIC PERIOD (1912-1949)
    Each plaque is delicately enamelled depicting figures and houses in mountainous river landscapes in the four seasons. Three of the plaques have an apocryphal Qianlong iron-red seal mark, and one plaque with a seal reading Wang Hui.
    The porcelain, 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, wood frames


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    Wang Hui (1632-1717) was a famous Chinese landscape painter.

    Provenance

    Three of the plaques with "Gulbenkian Museum, Durham" labels to the reverse, accession numbers L.J. 18a, b, and c.