15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FAMILLE ROSE SILVER AND GILT-DECORATED DISH
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The dish is decorated with a lady seated at her toilette looking in the mirror while fixing her coiffure, accompanied by her attendant shown standing and holding a basket. The well is decorated with white-enameled lotus scroll on a diaper border below shaped floral panels on the oxidized silver everted rim.
9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam.
Edward G. Kennedy (1849-1932) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1921.
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A pair of similar dishes with similarly decorated everted rims on a silver-oxidized ground was sold at Sotheby's London, 30 October 1987, lot 734.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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