3739
3739

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LARGE FAMILLE-VERTE 'MAGU' DISH
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
500,000700,000
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3739

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LARGE FAMILLE-VERTE 'MAGU' DISH
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
500,000700,000
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A LARGE FAMILLE-VERTE 'MAGU' DISH
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
well potted with rounded sides supported on a tapered foot, the interior brightly enamelled with a central medallion enclosing immortals in a landscape, depicting Magu holding a large peach beside a female attendant supporting a tray with a jue, the ladies standing before a further attendant carrying a long staff tied with a double-gourd, with a stag hauling cart holding a handled wine jar with a lotus leaf cover in the foreground, all within underglaze-blue double-line borders repeated at the rim, the exterior painted in iron red with the beribboned bajixiang alternating with gilt shou characters supported on iron-red, pale yellow and turquoise lotus blooms borne on a leafy meander, inscribed to the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark within a double circle
28.8 cm, 11 3/8  in.
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Provenance

Christie's New York, 16th September 2011, lot 1493.

Important Chinese Art

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