Lot 2084. Pair of large plates with monkeys and deer

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Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19123
Lot 2084 Pair of large plates with monkeys and deer
China. Cyclical Dating 1951, but possibly later.

Porcelain painted with on-glaze colours, the rim unglazed. On the plates with recessed corners the representation of a meeting of macaques and deer. The animals observe each other curious and careful contact.

Both animals must be read as a Rebus. Deer (lu) can be understood as a state of income, the monkey (hou), as a high official office. 55 x 37cm. signed and sealed: Bi Yuanming (1907-91), but attributed to. Condition A.

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