13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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.
Three of the plaques with "Gulbenkian Museum, Durham" labels to the reverse, accession numbers L.J. 18a, b, and c.
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