An enamelled rectangular plaque 20th century, signed and sealed Cheng Men
Lot 351
An enamelled rectangular plaque
20th century, signed and sealed Cheng Men
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 13,593) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
An enamelled rectangular plaque
20th century, signed and sealed Cheng Men
Enamelled softly in a languid style depicting a riverscape with two sailing boats and a solitary figure approaching a pavilion, inscribed and sealed at the top right. 39.2cm x 25.7cm (15in x 10in)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: purchased in the late 1990s from Dominic Jellinek Ltd. and Carter Oriental Ltd. who are believed to have originally bought them directly from the late Anthony Evans, the well-known collector of 20th century Chinese porcelain.

    二十世紀 粉彩山水圖瓷板 「程門」款

    款識:忽覺疏鐘起,蒼茫四面山;當前俱石磴,何處是松關?雪笠甫。
    鈴印:程

    來源:於二十世紀九十年代晚期購自Dominic Jellinek Ltd.和Carter Oriental Ltd.,相信他們是直接從已故知名二十世紀瓷器收藏家Anthony Evans手上購得

    The inscription may be translated as:

    Suddenly aware of the sound of the bell,
    Amid the vast Simian Mountain;
    Stone steps everywhere,
    Where is Songguan?
    (by) Xueli Fu (Cheng Men).



    Compare three other plaques from the Anthony Evans Collection signed and sealed Cheng Men sold in these rooms, 10 November 2011, lots 563, 595 and 597.
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