A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 713. A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

each with shallow rounded sides, the exterior decorated with a colorful leafy lotus scroll interspersed with iron-red roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, the interior painted with five iron-red bats (wufu) encircling a shou character, the base with an apocryphal Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red (2). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm 

ProvenanceSotheby's New York, 26th February 1983, lot 521.

NoteChinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Selections from the Vanderbilt Museum and Other Private Collections, Centerport, New York, 1983, cat. no. 47. 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art New York, 15 Mar 2017