A large enamelled 'tiger' dish Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark
Lot 394
A large enamelled 'tiger' dish
Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark
£6,000 - 10,000
US$ 10,000 - 17,000
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A large enamelled 'tiger' dish Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark A large enamelled 'tiger' dish Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark A large enamelled 'tiger' dish Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark
Lot Details
A large enamelled 'tiger' dish
Signed Bi Yuanming (1907-1991), Jingdezhen yishu cichang meiyanshi mark
Centrally and meticulously enamelled with a ferocious tiger standing on a rock, with the head turned to its right, roaring and gazing at the distant mountains, encircled by a border of floral scrolls in coral-red and black enamels under the rim, signed and sealed at lower left. 46.3cm (18 1/5in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 粉彩老虎大盤 「畢淵明」及「景德鎮藝術瓷廠美研室」款

    Bi Yuanming is the son of Bi Botao (1886-1961), who was one of the 'Eight Friends of Zhushan'. Bi Yuanming learnt from his father and developed a talent skill in painting and calligraphy. He is famous for his paintings of tigers where his excellent skills are conveyed, as in the present lot. This dish is believed to be painted in the 1950s.
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