15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO FAMILLE ROSE OCTAGONAL DISHES
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The first dish is decorated in the center with a vase containing peonies, roses, a magnolia branch and an iris, beneath shaped panels enclosing composite flowering branches reserved on a ruby-ground on the rim. The second dish is decorated with a lady and a boy on a sampan reaching towards another lady carrying a baby on the shore, beneath decorative borders encircling the rim.
7 7/8 in. and 7 5/8 in. (20.2 and 19.4 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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