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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Famille Verte Powder Blue-glazed Charger

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2885BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 19, 2016 11:00AM


Famille Verte Powder Blue-glazed Charger, China, possibly Kangxi period (1661-1722),with rounded sides and slightly slanted rim, resting on a raised foot, the well decorated with a garden scene with three figures, mostly in blue and green enamels in a barbed roundel, the cavetto of underglazed powder-blue decorated with gilt floral designs, the powder-blue rim with flower-and-bee designs in polychrome enamel alternating with ones in gold, all painted in sixteen lobed lozenge-shape cartouches, the exterior with three floral sprays in enamels, the painting symbol of the "Eight Treasures" in a double ring in underglaze blue on base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 16 in.

Provenance: The descendants of Dudley L. Pickman (1779-1846),and Charles G. Loring (1828-1902) of Massachusetts.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

minor loss of gilt and enamel, surface scratches, stains particularly to underside.

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Charles G. Loring, Dudley L. Pickman, China