A documentary famille rose floral vessel Guangxu, dated by inscription to 1908
Lot 301
A documentary famille rose flower-shaped pouring vessel Guangxu, dated by inscription to AD1908 and of the period
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,868) inc. premium

Lot Details
A documentary famille rose floral vessel Guangxu, dated by inscription to 1908
A documentary famille rose flower-shaped pouring vessel
Guangxu, dated by inscription to AD1908 and of the period
The body formed as an opening lotus blossom with overlapping incised petals enamelled in pink ending with a square spout, the underside with an applied lime-green stem stippled and inscribed in black Daqing Guangxu sanshisinian Jiaotaihu fujin qiucao jinian bei.
20cm (8in) long

Footnotes

  • The inscription may be translated: Cup commemorating the autumn military exercises held near Lake Taiming in Anhui during the 34th year of the Guangxu reign of the Great Qing Dynasty. A similar cup dated to 1907 was included in the Min Chiu Society Exhibition, Hong Kong, and is illustrated by L.A.Cort and J.Stuart, Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain, Washington D.C., 1993, no.67.
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