15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO FAMILLE ROSE MOLDED DISHES
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The first dish is decorated with a central chrysanthemum-form roundel enclosing an applied prunus branch, surrounded by prunus branches below the bracket-lobed rim, and with further prunus branches and song birds on the reverse. The second is molded as a chrysanthemum flower and decorated in the interior with blossoming branches, the reverse covered in a pink enamel and applied with a gilt scrolling grapevine that forms the foot.
First dish 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) diam., second dish 6 ¼ in. (15.9 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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