17 - 18 September 2015
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE 'BAMBOO SHOOT AND PLUMS' DISHES
GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
Each dish is decorated in the interior with a leafy branch bearing red plums, and a bamboo shoot.
7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam.
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Bamboo shoots (sun) is a pun for grandson and together with red plums, they express the wish to have many male descendants.
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