Asian Auction, Session 1

December 03, 2012

LOT 174
Seven-Piece Famille Rose Dish Set, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Seven-Piece Famille Rose Dish Set, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Seven-Piece Famille Rose Dish Set, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)
  • Seven-Piece Famille Rose Dish Set, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)

174

Seven-Piece Famille Rose Dish Set, Tongzhi Mark and Period (1862-1874)

With six dishes assembled around a central polygonal dish to create a foliate-form set, each with a Greek key-fret border surrounding the flat edge and groups of butterflies decorating the interior, all against a yellow ground. Wood tray
assembled diameter 16.1" — 41 cm.
four-character Tongzhi mark

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $4,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Lots 167-176: Chinese Works of Art from a Japanese Family
Acquired by the president of an American-Japanese trading company during the first-half of the 20th Century. They specialized in importing and exporting goods from China and locations Tokyo, Yokohama, and Karuizawa Thence by descent within the family and brought to Canada in 1979.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Ceramics: Famille Rose
Wares: Dish