429
429

PROPERTY FROM AN OLD HONG KONG FAMILY COLLECTION

A RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED PANELS
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG – JIAQING PERIOD
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 3,840,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
429

PROPERTY FROM AN OLD HONG KONG FAMILY COLLECTION

A RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED PANELS
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG – JIAQING PERIOD
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 3,840,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art

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A RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED PANELS
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG – JIAQING PERIOD
each rectangular panel decorated with four foliate cartouches, enclosing auspicious idioms reading nian nian jiqing ('happiness and joy year after year') and shi shi ruyi ('everything be as one wishes'), against a turquoise ground decorated with multi-coloured clouds, all reserved on an iron-red ground and surrounded by bats and clouds, the inscriptions and outlines picked out in gilt
75.6 by 30.2 cm, 29 3/4  by 11 7/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

Similar plaques include a pair from the Qing Court Collection, now in the Le musée chinois de l'impératrice Eugénie, Château de Fontainebleau, France, also illustrated in an 1863 photograph by Pierre-Ambroise Richebourg (1810-1875) 'Vue du Musée Chinois: composition d'objets chinois dans le salon'.

Chinese Art

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Hong Kong