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A PAIR OF FAMILLE-ROSE 'FIGURAL' PORCELAIN PLAQUES REPUBLIC PERIOD

(2)

Estimate $10,000 – $12,000

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Alternate Views

each of rectangular form, one depicting Lin Hejing Appreciating Prunus, the old man accompanied by a young boy gazing at a blossoming prunus tree growing beside bamboo and other plants, the other depicting Wang Xizhi Appreciating Geese, the sage with a young boy standing on the banks of a lake watching three geese swimming nearby, each with an iron-red seal bearing the signature Wang Qi, framed

(2)
each 19.5 x 11 cm, overall 22.5 x 14 cm

  • Lot Sold $22,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $26,840 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Robinson Curios Department, Specialists Centre, Singapore, 2 May 1974
Private Collection, Singapore
Private Collection, New South Wales, by descent from the above

Condition Report

Slight surface wear. Both plaques generally good condition. The frame of the first plaque has a crack approx 4 cm across the bottom edge from the right corner, and minor chips on the corners, a crack approx 1 cm on the upper left edge, the top of the frame slightly warped with small gaps along the top edge. The frame of the second plaque has some surface wear, a crack approx 1 cm on the edge of the upper left side and another approx 3 cm on the reverse of the upper left corner.

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