Lot 196: CANTON ENAMEL YELLOW-GROUND ''PEACH'' BOWL AND SPOON QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 12.4cm diam
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
CANTON ENAMEL YELLOW-GROUND ''PEACH'' BOWL AND SPOON
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
superbly enamelled in vivid tones of rose-pink, green and brown on a bright yellow ground with a flowering and fruiting peach branch issuing from the foot and extending across the exterior and over the rim onto the interior, together with a matching spoon (2)
- Good overall appearance with just some very thin and shallow hairline splits to the yellow enamel
- Some old marks as consistent with age
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 12th May 1980.