A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PARROT’ BOXES AND COVERS
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PARROT’ BOXES AND COVERS
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PARROT’ BOXES AND COVERS
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PROPERTY FROM THE QUINCY CHUANG COLLECTION
A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PARROT’ BOXES AND COVERS

LATE QING DYNASTY-EARLY REPUBLIC PERIOD

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A RARE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ‘PARROT’ BOXES AND COVERS
LATE QING DYNASTY-EARLY REPUBLIC PERIOD
The boxes are decorated in mirror image with a parrot perched on a bamboo stalk growing beside a chrysanthemum stem bearing yellow, pink and blue blossoms. The sides of the cover and box are covered in a peach-coloured enamel glaze decorated with gilt foliate medallions, and with gilt key-fret bands at the rims. The bases are inscribed with four-character fushou ruyi marks ‘May you have a long life with all wishes come true’ in iron-red within double squares.
9 1⁄4 in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
Provenance
The private collection of a Philadelphia Family, sold at Christie’s New York, 1-2 December 1994, lot 458
Sold at Christie’s New York, 17 September 2015, lot 2281

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