Asian Art Auction

June 18, 2010

LOT 212
Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)

212

Blue and White ‘Three Friends’ Dish, Qing Dynasty, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)

Painted in the Ming-style, the cavetto with a roundel containing the ‘three friend of winter’ (pine, prunus, and bamboo), the exterior finely painted with two children at play in a garden pavilion
diameter 7.1" — 18 cm.
six-character Tongzhi mark

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $4,800

Provenance:

Acquired by the great-grandfather of the present owners in Southern China during the late Qing Dynasty

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Blue and White
Period: Ming, Qing
Wares: Dish