Asian Art Auction

December 05, 2011

LOT 575
Famille Rose Box and Cover, Early 20th Century
  • Famille Rose Box and Cover, Early 20th Century

575

Famille Rose Box and Cover, Early 20th Century

Of pod form with a domed cover, a pair of Chinese bulbul flying amid blooming peonies decorate the box throughout
diameter 6.9" — 17.5 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $312

About artist/note:

A pair of Chinese bulbul are symbols of old age and traditionally reference the elderly. Depicted alongside peonies, the scene is known as fugui baitou, a wish for “long life in a state of status and success.”

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Famille Rose
Origin: China
Period: Ming