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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A PAINTED CANTON ENAMEL 'FLOWERS AND BUTTERFLIES' DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
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870

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A PAINTED CANTON ENAMEL 'FLOWERS AND BUTTERFLIES' DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A PAINTED CANTON ENAMEL 'FLOWERS AND BUTTERFLIES' DISH
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
finely enameled, centering a white lobed floriform medallion enclosing two butterflies above leafy floral stems including peony, peach, magnolia, and aster against a lilac diaper ground, the cavetto with a yellow floral and bats scroll, a navy foliate band at the rim, the exterior and base enameled yellow, the sides with further floral scroll, the base with a coiled dragon roundel surrounded by four dragons in profile, a blue keyfret band encircling the footring
Diameter 10 1/8  in., 26.3 cm
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Provenance

Cohen & Cohen, London, 2015.

Catalogue Note

Compare a similar dish with a round central medallion, sold in these rooms, 28th February 1980, lot 100. See also a related dish attributed to the Qianlong period, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 10th April 2006, lot 1816, and one sold at Christie's London, 12th July 2005, lot 178. For a dish with a lobed central medallion but without butterflies, see one sold in our London rooms, 29th October 1982, lot 66.

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