© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED PLANTERS, HONGXIAN MARKS, REPUBLIC PERIOD
Katalognummer: CA0918-028
The massive porcelain vessels painted in vivid Famille Rose enamels in light relief. Five characteristic spur marks on the bottom of each planter
China
four-character Hongxian marks enameled in blue in a square reserve and possibly of the period (1915-1916), or earlier republic period (1916 - ca. 1920/25)

Each thickly molded, raised on four low feet and delicately painted with a depiction of Chrysanthemum amid their leaves and tendrils on a turquoise ground. Each of the four corners with a gilt shòu longevity-character. The Chinese character shòu (寿) is usually found on textiles, furniture, ceramics and jewelry, and may appear alone or surrounded by flowers, bats, or other good luck symbols, but will always hold a central position, such as in the present example. (2)

Shape: Square
Weight: 727 grams each
Dimensions: Each 12,4 x 12,4 x 6,2 cm
Condition: Perfect condition with only minor traces of wear, as expected on an old piece. Few minor manufacturing flaws
Provenance: American private collection

Literature comparison: Kuo T'ing-i et al. Historical Annals of the ROC (1911–1949). Vol 1. pp 207–41.

Auction result comparison: ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. Bonham’s, 14 October 2014, SAN FRANCISCO, lot 6284. (for a related pair of Hongxian planters)

一對洪憲年款琺瑯粉彩花盆
粉彩凸紋,底部有五個點狀印記,並印有”洪憲年製”
中國,洪憲年製 (1915-1916),或民國初期(1916至1920/25)
品相極佳
美國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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