• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 140

    A set of six Chinese blue and white 'acupuncturist' saucers

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A set of six Chinese blue and white 'acupuncturist' saucers
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Decorated with the well-known scene known as the 'acupuncturist', showing a half-clad couple on a blanket below a willow-tree, the well moulded with a row of petals, below a keyfret-pattern band at the shaped rim, the reverse with floral panels, chips, frits and hairline cracks
    11 cm. diam. (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH COLLECTOR