• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 246

    THREE FRAMED 'DREAMSTONE' WALL PLAQUES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE FRAMED 'DREAMSTONE' WALL PLAQUES
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a pair and a single, each marble plaque of warm ivory-toned color suffused with dark and pale grey markings evocative of mountain ranges; wood frames
    Pair 20 x 22 5/8 in. (51 x 57.5 cm.), single 21¼ x 21¾ in. (54 x 55.3 cm.) (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY