Lot 1502
  • 1502

A PAIR OF CARVED BISCUIT 'LONGEVITY' HAT STANDS QING DYNASTY, DAOGUANG PERIOD |

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4,000 - 6,000 USD
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Description

  • ceramics
  • Height 11 1/8  in., 28.3 cm
each of cylindrical form, the unglazed white biscuit body relief carved in mirror image with a pair of cranes perched on rockwork with pines, pomegranates, lingzhi and peonies blossoming around them, a sun emerging from incised clouds above and in the distance, each base with a carved apocryphal Kangxi seal mark within a square (2)

Catalogue Note

Two carved porcelain brushpots with similar treatment of the rocks and foliage and similar marks, attributed to the studio of Daoguang period porcelain carver Li Yucheng, are illustrated in Tony Miller and Humphrey Hui, Elegance in Relief—Carved porcelain from Jingdezhen of the 19th to early 20th centuries, Hong Kong, 2006, pls 32 and 33.
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