21 September 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PENNSYLVANIA COLLECTION
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE DISHES
TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
Each decorated in the center with 'The Three Friends of Winter' (pine, bamboo and prunus), the exterior with a frieze of a woman seated in a pavilion and children playing in a garden
7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam., box (2)
P. C. Lu Works of Art, Ltd., 1993.
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For a discussion of the origin of this design, see the footnote to lot 289.
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