A famille rose eggshell porcelain baluster vase Dated bingzi year (AD1940) and signed Wang Dafan with two seals of the artist, Xiping Caolu seal mark to base
Lot 438
A famille rose eggshell porcelain baluster vase
Dated bingzi year (AD1940) and signed Wang Dafan with two seals of the artist, Xiping Caolu seal mark to base
Sold for £15,625 (US$ 26,312) inc. premium
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A famille rose eggshell porcelain baluster vase
Dated bingzi year (AD1940) and signed Wang Dafan with two seals of the artist, Xiping Caolu seal mark to base
Delicately enamelled with a white-bearded scholar and young acolyte by a shore beside a calligraphic inscription and seal, all within brown and gilt-enamelled decorative bands to the rim, shoulder and foot. 19cm (7½in) high

Footnotes

  • A vase by the same artist with similar decorative bands and seal mark to base is illustrated by Yee, L. S., Innovations and Creations, A retrospect of 20th century porcelain from Jingdezhen, 2004, no. 38.

    For another composition by Wang Dafan of an elderly scholar with his acolyte, see pages 190-191 of Simon Kwan's 'Chinese Porcelain of The Republic Period'.
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