18 June 2002
A FINE FAMILLE ROSE 'SHEPHERDESS' SEMI-EGGSHELL DISH
With shallow rounded sides rising from a shallow tapering foot, the interior enamelled to depict a shepherdess standing among two rams and a lamb, the girl wearing a blue cloak and holding a bamboo whip, the reverse with peony, camellia and chrysanthemum
8 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Compare the vase from the Reginald Cory Collection in the Percival David Foundation illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, the World's Great Collections, Vol. 6., no. 272
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England