913
913
A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE AND VERTE-IMARI 'YANG FAMILY' DISHES
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
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913
A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE AND VERTE-IMARI 'YANG FAMILY' DISHES
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
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A PAIR OF FAMILLE-VERTE AND VERTE-IMARI 'YANG FAMILY' DISHES
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
each center vibrantly enameled with an animated scene of female warriors on horseback, the animals galloping within the stately courtyard of a grand pavilion, and viewed from above by a seated matriarch flanked by standing attendants, the broad everted rim in verte-imari with varying polychrome flowerheads on an iron-red floral meander ground, the underside with a pair of underglaze blue and iron-red floral sprays (2)
Diameter 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Duchess Isabella Lubomirska (née Czartoryska) (1736-1816), Lancut Castle, Poland (by repute). 
The Counts Potocki, Lancut Castle, Poland, until circa 1944. 
Collection of Paul-Louis Weiller (1893-1993).
Christie's London, 26th April 2016, lot 79 (part lot).

Catalogue Note

The unusual and bold combination of famille-verte and verte-imari adds intensity and vibrancy to the spirited representation of the Yang family female warriors. A dish of this same palette and subject matter is in the Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo and illustrated in John Ayers and Masahiko Sato, Ceramic Art of the World, Chi'ing Dynasty, vol. 15, Tokyo, 1983, pl. 169. 

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