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A FAMILLE ROSE DISH
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A FAMILLE ROSE DISH

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A FAMILLE ROSE DISH YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735) Finely enamelled to the interior in the 'boneless style' with a brightly coloured butterfly above a large pink peony blossom growing amidst a smaller purple peony, golden day-lilies, long grasses and rockwork 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam., box

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The enamelling technique on this dish is called 'boneless style' because there is virtually no apparent skeleton to the design. There are no outlines on the present dish, except for a few fine black lines used to define the veins of the leaves and the wings of the butterfly.

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