Three Chinese famille rose plates,
19th century, comprising:
one painted with figures seated in a living room listening to yu (wind instrument), an attendant alongside, enclosed by Eight Daoist Emblems, the border with leaves against a diapered ground,
one with renowned historical figures divided by poems,
25.1cm diameter, and
another, with Li Bai seated by a wine jar, an attendant by his side holding an ewer, inscribed,
24.2cm diameter (3)
清十九世纪 粉彩人物故事盘 一组三件
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Sold for £520
Plate with Li Bai - rim chipped.
Wushuangpu plate - hairline crack to rim.
Plate with figures - minute chip and a hairline crack to rim.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Thu, 28th May 2020
The current pandemic does not seem to have affected the Asian Art market with prices and interest remaining strong.
We are pleased to include in our forthcoming Asian Art sale an extraordinary kesi scroll, the magnificent embroidery depicting the celebration of the birthday of Queen Mother of the West. We also include the wonderful embroidery collection of Mr and Mrs Leitch, who lived in China from the late 19th century to the 1930s and a fabulous collection of Yixing zisha teapots and Japanese woodblock prints in the sale.
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