Lot 79. PAIR OF MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE FISH BASINS WITH ‘ZODIAC’ ANIMAL PAINTING, QING

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:30.09.2017   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 79PAIR OF MASSIVE BLUE AND WHITE FISH BASINS WITH ‘ZODIAC’ ANIMAL PAINTING, QING
Porcelain with underglaze blue painting. China, Qing Dynasty

Corresponding pair of heavily potted basins with finely painted decoration. Each gently curving wall with a revolving depiction of various zodiacs and auspicious animals, including Qilin, deer, rat, hare and horse under a Ruyi-shaped border. Border of stylized lotus flowers to the foot. Flattened top rim with prunus blossom border.

Shape: Massive basins of deep U-shape with gently curved walls rising from a relatively narrow ring stand and recessed base, waisted neck with lipped rim.
Dimensions: 47 cm (height), 55 & 56 cm (diameter)
Condition: Good condition, glazing flaws to the top rim and some other places, inside one is a small ‘spider’ hairline (barely visible), on the lower rim of one is a small area of glaze corrosion
Provenance: Austrian Private Collection

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Galerie Zacke
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