12 avril 2016

A single and a pair of famille-verte dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A single and a pair of famille-verte dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 90. A single and a pair of famille-verte dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD (4,516 - 6,773 EUR)Lot sold 47,500 HKD (5,362 EUR). Photo Sotheby's

the former painted with prunus and bamboo issuing from rocks on the interior, the rim dressed in light brown, marked to the base with a beribboned artemisia leaf within a double circle; the latter each enamelled on the interior with two birds amongst flowering branches issuing from rocks, over a crackled pale green celadon glaze; 21 and 21.2 cm, 8 1/4  and 8 3/8  in.

ProvenanceSingle dish: 
Christie's London, 31st October 1966, lot 46 (75 gns). 
Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, 1967 (75 gns).
Collection of Roger Pilkington (1928-69), from 1967 (£125). 

The pair: 
Theodore Culty, Paris, 1960.
Bluett & Sons, Ltd, London, 1960 (£40)
Collection of Roger Pilkington (1928-69), from 1961 (£65).

Sotheby's. The Pilkington Collection of Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 06 Apr 2016


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