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Large Famille Jaune Dish

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Large Famille Jaune Dish, China, late 19th century, shallow dish-shape, resting on a short straight foot, the interior decorated with auspicious symbols, flowers, and scholar's accoutrements both in roundels and on a yellow ground filled with foliate motifs in anhua, a roundel design with two characters "shou" and "fu" in the well, the rim with a meander band, the exterior with three fencai-enameled lotus floral sprays, gilt details, six-character Tongzhi mark on base, dia. 11 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

one-inch hairline crack to rim, remnants of taping and stickers to base, surface stain, minor loss of gilt to mouth rim.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Poetic form, Roundel, Shou

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