30 April 2000
A FINE LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BOX AND COVER
TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The domed cover delicately enamelled with composite floral sprays of peony, dianthus, prunus, hibiscus, chrysanthemum, morning gory, lotus, magnolia, orchid, and narcissus; the exterior of the box similarly decorated, raised on a straight short circular foot
11 1/4 in. (31.1 cm.) diam.
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Please note that the iron-red Tongzhi mark is made up of four characters, and not six characters as catalogued.
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