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1042

ANOTHER PROPERTY

TWO 'FAMILLE-VERTE' RECTANGULAR PLAQUES

QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

Estimate
300,000400,000
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1042

ANOTHER PROPERTY

TWO 'FAMILLE-VERTE' RECTANGULAR PLAQUES

QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

Estimate
300,000400,000
JUMP TO LOT

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TWO 'FAMILLE-VERTE' RECTANGULAR PLAQUES

QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD

each similarly mounted as a table screen, painted on one side with a bird perched on a blossoming branch, beside insects in flight above bamboo issuing from rockwork within a border of flower heads interspersed on a diaper ground, the reverse with a scene of figures observing two Immortals standing on a garden terrace conjuring a stork from a magical sword, surrounded by a border of dragons in mutual pursuit, the stands intricately carved and pierced from light and dark hardwoods


Quantity: 4
33cm., 13in.
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Catalogue Note

A similar pair of plaques, one painted with the same scene of two Immortals conjuring a stork from a magical sword, but with a different border design, and the other painted with birds, was sold at Christie's London, 25th June 1979, lot 71. See also a pair of famille-verte plaques of related form painted with birds sold in our Monte Carlo rooms, 13th February 1983, lot 237.  

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong