Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 68 208
Lot 163
  • A pair of Chinese Famille-Rose jars and covers
  • A pair of Chinese Famille-Rose jars and covers
  • A pair of Chinese Famille-Rose jars and covers


Lot Estimate
ZAR 60 000 - 80 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 68 208

About this Item

A pair of Chinese Famille-Rose jars and covers


each baluster jar enamelled and painted with four alternating panels of figures at various pursuits before pavilions, birds before a rocky outcrop and a vase of flowers, with greek-key border, the corners highlighted with butterflies, enclosed by an apricot ground profusely painted with flowers, fruit, butterflies and The Eight Buddhist Emblems (baxijiang), the covers similarly decorated and surmounted by an orange-glazed dog of fo finial, 86cm high, with carved wooden stands

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Provenance

Purchased by the current owner from Julian Adler Antiques, Cape Town


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