23 novembre 2020

A rare café-au-lait ground famille rose 'orchid' bowl, Daoguang iron-red seal mark and of the period

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Lot 31. A rare café-au-lait ground famille rose 'orchid' bowl, Daoguang iron-red seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11.5cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000Sold for £ 4,062 (€ 4,544). Photo: Bonhams.

Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim from a short, inward-tapered foot, the exterior delicately enamelled with three clusters of orchids reserved on a café-au-lait ground below the gilt rim, one side with a calligraphic inscription. 

Provenance: a European private collection, and thence by descent.

NoteCompare with a similar café-au lait ground famille rose bowl, Daoguang iron-red seal mark and of the period, which was sold at Christie's New York, 19-20 September 2013, lot 1395 (part lot).

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Two famille rose café-au-lait-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850); 8 7/8 and 5 5/8 in. (22.5 and 14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000Price realised USD 10,625 at Christie's New York, 19-20 September 2013, lot 1395. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013

Cf. my post: Two famille rose café-au-lait-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 5 Nov 2020

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