15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FINELY ENAMELED FAMILLE ROSE RUBY-BACK DISH
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
The interior is finely decorated with a spray of two peony blossoms beside a gourd and other flowers, within a green-enameled cross-hatched border. The well is decorated with six quatrelobed lappets painted with pink, blue and yellow-enameled diaper beneath a further pink enamelled cross-hatched border. The reverse is covered with a mottled pink enamel of crushed-raspberry tone.
7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm.) diam.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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