A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark
Lot 992
A small famille rose enameled vase
Shen de tang zhi mark
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

Fine Asian Works of Art

18 Dec 2017, 11:00 PST

San Francisco

Lot Details
A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark A small famille rose enameled vase Shen de tang zhi mark
A small famille rose enameled vase
Shen de tang zhi mark
Of carefully potted ovoid form and delicately painted with opposing groups of lingzhi fungus and garden rocks combined with narcissus in bloom and nandina berry branches set between decorative bands painted in shades of rose and blue enamel, the recessed base bearing the four-character mark in iron red standard script against a turquoise ground.
3in (7.5cm) high.

Footnotes

  • Various combinations of nandina (tianzhu), narcissus (shuixian), fungus (lingzhi) and rocks (shoushi) form a rebus for the birthday greetings zhixian zhushou and tianxian shouzhi: see Terese Tse Bartholomew, Hidden Meanings in Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 2006, p. 199, no. 7.42.2 and p. 202, nos. 7.42.4 and 7.42.5.
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