A famille-rose 'peony' waterpot, Republic period | 民國 粉彩牡丹圖水盂 《洪憲御製》款
A famille-rose 'peony' waterpot
民國 粉彩牡丹圖水盂 《洪憲御製》款
the compressed globular body rising from a narrow tapering foot to high rounded shoulders and an incurved rim, enameled on one side with peony branches in varying stages of bloom, centering a lush pink blossom with delicately shaded and frilled petals, set against broad pointed leaves in two shades of green, with insects flying nearby, the base with a Hongxian yuzhi mark in iron-red enamel
Diameter 5¼ in., 13.4 cm
Overall in good condition with a minor area of consolidation to the pink flower enamels. Scattered minor firing imperfections, mostly to the interior.
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Collection of Kenneth R. Malcolm (1908-1984), coll. no. 180.
Kenneth R. Malcolm (1908-1984) 收藏，收藏編號180
Loan Exhibition of the Ch’ing Dynasty, Oriental Ceramic Society and The Arts Council Gallery, London, 1964, cat. no. 245.
《Loan Exhibition of the Ch'ing Dynasty》，東方陶瓷學會及 The Arts Council Gallery，倫敦，1964年，編號245