A set of ten framed Chinese porcelain plaques depicting the Emperor's dogs<BR />after Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shi'ing) (1688-1766)
Lot 1073
A set of ten framed Chinese porcelain plaques depicting the Emperor's dogs
after Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shi'ing) (1688-1766)
Sold for US$ 26,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A set of ten framed Chinese porcelain plaques depicting the Emperor's dogs
after Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shi'ing) (1688-1766)
After the original Ten Fine Hounds now in the National Palace Museum of Taipei, each panel depicting an individual hound in a classical Chinese Court painting style.
sight dimensions of plaque 31in (69cm) x 17in (43cm); overall framed height 34 1/2in (88cm)

Footnotes

  • Ten-Fine Hounds, depicting the Qianlong Emperor's purebred hunting dogs at the Southern Preserve and hunting grounds, has Manchu, Mongolian, and Chinese titles. Castiglione was ordered to paint these tribute dogs presented by the Manchu vice-minister San He.

Saleroom notices

  • The catalog illustration has duplicated one of the plaques; please see the online catalog for the image of the Chow dog.
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