17 - 18 September 2015
A PAIR OF DAYAZHAI GRISAILLE-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND FACETED JARDINIÈRES
GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)
Each is decorated en grisaille in mirror image with wisteria vines on all facets, and on two sides and their adjacent corners with the repeated design of a magpie perched in a wisteria vine above flowering roses, as well as with a Dayazhai oval cartouche in iron red, all below foliate scrolls and double-lozenges on the flat rim, and all on a lemon-yellow ground. There are two drainage holes in the bottom.
11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high
Acquired in Hong Kong, 1987.
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