A set of five cafe-au-lait ground famille rosegarniture, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 147. A set of five café-au-lait ground famille rose garniture, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,886 - USD 6,477). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

Comprised of two gu-shaped vases and three covered baluster vases, all similarly decorated with leaf-shaped cartouches enclosing peonies and pine trees in famille rose, all against a cafe-au-lait ground. The interior and base are covered with a clear glaze; Gu vases: 10 1/2 in. (26.8 cm.); baluster vases including covers: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high.

ProvenanceOrientique, Hong Kong

Property from a private Hong Kong collector

Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong