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PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT MOLDED FAMILLE ROSE WALL POCKETS

Qianlong, c1750

 

 

 

 Of upright molded cylindrical tapering form, flattened to the backside, the top opening with an

upright lappet to the back, the front opening with everted lip, the bodies painted in pale blue,

iron red, yellow and olive heightened with gilt, with carnations and cornflowers between

molded and gilt ruyi heads and horizontal bands

 

 Provenance : Matthew & Elisabeth Sharpe, Philadelphia, bearing label

 

Condition: Excellent; minor expected gilt wear; one reinforced 1-1/2" firing flaw on the back surface of one

 

Ruyi heads are heart-shaped motifs resembling ceremonial objects carried by certain

Buddhist deities, and an emblem of monastic authority.  They are similar to cloud collars

or lappets, which are usually larger.

 

9" High x 4" Wide

 

 SOLD

 

#6082

 

 

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