A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century
Lot 5399
A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century
Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
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A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques 20th century
Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Herman A. Blumenthal, Art Director for 20th Century Fox 1947-1980
A set of twelve famille rose enameled porcelain plaques
20th century
Framed as four vertical wall panels, the twelve rectangular-shaped porcelain plaques depicting the twelve months of the year, each painted in soft-hued enamels of varied colors with a legendary figure in a garden setting, all with inscriptions, bearing the signature Wang Qi, dated wuchen (corresponding to 1928); each wood frame decorated with separately carved and applied shou characters, flowers, and other auspicious symbols (panel for month six repaired and retouched).
50 x 14 3/4in (127x 37.5cm) each wood frame
12 1/4 x 8in (31 x 20.3cm) each porcelain plaque

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  • Provenance:
    Acquired before 1979
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