12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A set of six Chinese Imari plates, Qianlong (1736-1795)
painted to the central roundel in iron-red, underglaze blue and gilt with a lady seated in a pavilion, another lady standing in the adjacent fenced garden, surrounded by a band of chrysanthemum-heads and floral cartouches reserved on a floral ground at the well, the rim painted with branches of prunus blossom -- 8.9in. (22.5 cm.) diam. (6)
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