A FAMILLE-ROSE PLAQUE
the rectangular plaque enamelled with two sparrows perched on gnarled blooming prunus branches, accompanied by a poem related to the scene, following by an inscription reading gui you doing yue xi chang tao mi san ren wang qi xie yu zhu shan, followed by two seals reading Xichang Wang Qi and Taomi
25.7 by 39.5 cm, 10⅛ by 15½ in.
There are light wear to the surface and enamels, and a few small chips to the extremities at the back.
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