A famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th century

A Famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th centuryEstimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($7,600 - $12,160). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The parfumier is decorated to each side with lotus scrolls, peaches and bats, and is applied with animal-head handles. Two of the sides are painted in gilt with 'double happiness' characters, shuangxi. The cover is decorated with three pierced medallions. There is a Daoguang seal mark to one side. 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide

ProvenanceWith Tung Tak, Hong Kong.
Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. collection.

Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May 2015, London, King Street