6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 2,868
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A BOW BLUE AND WHITE LOBED STAND FOR A FINGER-BOWL
CIRCA 1750, INCISED R MARK
Painted with a two-storey pagoda beneath a willow-tree issuing from rockwork, with rockwork and shrubs to the left and a sailing-boat below, the border with scrolling foliage (several slight rim chips)
5¾ in. (14.8 cm.) wide
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Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 4B.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
Gilbert Bradley Collection, sale in these Rooms, 12th October 1981, lot 26.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France