12 May 2009
A FAMILLE ROSE SAUCER-SHAPED DISH
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-35)
The semi-eggshell porcelain finely potted with steep curving sides, delicately enamelled at the centre with a riverscape: buildings on stilts and others built over bridges nestling amongst rockwork, and three boats cruising down the river towards the village, all within a puce cell-pattern band at the rim reserved with four fruit cartouches of peach alternating with finger citron, the underside plain
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam.
Ignazio Vok Collection.
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Seladon Swatow Blauweiss, Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Ignazio Vok, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst der Stadt Köln, Cologne, 7 May - 28 August 1983, and Museum Rietberg, Zurich, 6 October 1983 - 8 January 1984, catalogue no. 155.
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