© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: CA0519-037
A WINTER PLAQUE, PORCELAIN, 1903
China, cyclical dating guimao (1903). Painted in vivid Famille Rose enamels with plum blossoms, the symbol for winter, and a pair of swallows on a branch. Three-line poem in black ink and one seal.

Provenance: A German private collection. Acquired between 1960 and 1970 in China. Thence by descent. Impressed seal to backside.
Condition: Good condition with some wear and minimal firing flaws.

Weight: 1500 grams.
Dimensions: 38 x 25 cm.

Plum blossom (meihua), as the first flower to bloom each year, stands for renewal and is emblematic of perseverance and purity. Its appearance, while the weather is still cold, makes it the flower of winter. The five petals of the plum blossom are auspicious since the number five is sacred in China.

1903年粉彩梅花瓷板畫
中國,癸卯年(1903)。粉彩繪冬之象徵梅花以及一對枝頭燕子。左上角題詩落款。

來源:德國私人收藏,于1960至1970年購於中國,一直保存於收藏至今。背面有章。
品相: 保存良好,一些磨損及輕微燒製缺陷。
重量:1500 克
尺寸: 38 x 25 厘米

Post Auction:  sold

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