PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED FIGURAL PLANTERS AND TRAYS, JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820)

PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE MOULDED FIGURAL PLANTERS AND TRAYS, JIAQING PERIOD (1796-1820)

Thickly potted, each of tapering rectangular form with the elongated sides gently receding towards a narrowed base, the exterior decorated on four sides with figural scenes including a scholar and attendant reserved against a celadon ground with moudled bamboo patterns and brightly enameled floral spray consisting peonies, lotus, and prunus flowers, the fitted base plate similarly decorated and the whole group raised on four short bracket feet, planter 8.1” x 8.5” x 6.3” — 20.5 x 21.5 x 16 cm.



Provenance:
Private Collection Vancouver.
Note:
Porcelain with moulded figural designs became popular during the late Ming Dynasty, and the tradition carried on throughout the Qing Dynasty. Though primarily used for export pieces to enhance the figures and colours, domestic variations did exist, especially during the 18th Century.
$10,000—15,000




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