London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A FAMILLE ROSE EXPORT PUNCH BOWL
PAINTED AND GILT TO THE EXTERIOR WITH A CONTINUOUS SCENE OF MYTHICAL BEASTS, ELEPHANTS, HORSES, GOATS, BUFFALO AND MONKEYS IN A TREE-STREWN, ROCKY RIVER LANDSCAPE, THE INTERIOR WITH PEONY SPRAYS WITHIN A SPEARHEAD BORDER -- 10¼IN. (26CMS) DIAM, 18TH CENTURY, (CRACKED).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 115.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014