15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND FAMILLE ROSE BOX AND COVER, QIANLONG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
the cover decorated with a central square panel painted in delicate enamels with a river landscape scene, bordered by panels of underglaze blue lotus blossoms and scrolling foliage embellished with gilt pencil painting, the interior with a turquoise enamelled ground, Qianlong gilt seal mark to base -- 4¾in. (12cm.) wide.
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