Lot 44: A LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE FISH BOWLS ON PARCEL-GILT AND WHITE-PAINTED STANDS
500 Years Decorative Arts Europe
July 5, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Description: A LARGE PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE FISH BOWLS ON PARCEL-GILT AND WHITE-PAINTED STANDS THE PORCELAIN YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1730-1750, THE STANDS OF REGENCE STYLE, 19TH CENTURY Each enamelled with panels depicting peacocks and exotic birds in a peony garden, on a blue ground of scrolling vine and foliage, the sides with lion mask handles, the interior decorated with carp swimming amidst water weeds, with everted green diaper ground divided by rosettes and landscape scenes, on scrolled tripod supports with paw feet 16½ in. (42 cm.) high; 22½ in. (57 cm.) diameter (the fishbowls); 24 in. (61 cm.) high; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) wide (the stands) (2)
Provenance: By repute, Gianni Agnelli, Turin. Acquired from Galerie Kugel, Paris.