27 April 1997
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN ALTAR TAZZE AND FRUIT OFFERINGS
GILT QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD
Each tall stem dish decorated with multi-coloured lotus sprays on A turquoise-ground, divided by dragon-form flanges detailed in gilt on an iron-red ground, the base and dish exterior similarly decorated with flower-sprays, a detachable cluster of four peaches and four pomegranates sit within each dish (dish restuck, flanges restored, nick to one foot rim)
tazze 6 1/2 in. (16.7 cm.) high; peaches, 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high; pomegranate, 3 1/8 in. (8.3 cm.) high (2)
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Compare the related bell container with similar flanges and simulated wooden stand and the hatstand from the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong, p. 426, col. pl. 108 and p. 428, col. pl. 110.
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