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Lot 448: PAIR OF DOUCAI FU BAT WITH CHIME MOTIF PORCELAIN BOWLS ON STAND
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: With a slightly flared mouth rim rising from steep sides and a short straight foot, the exterior finely decorated with doucai design, a fine cobalt blue drawing lines filled with pale colors of shading bluish-green and light=carmine-red filling, depicted rococo stylized descending Fu bat holding Chinese chime enclosed within floral medallion, interspersed with further scrolling foliate between band of pendent ruyi and petal lappets patterns before double fine rings. The porcelain bowls are displayed upon carved hardwood stands. Mark on base, six blue seal script -ZhuanShu- characters, QianLong Reign Period of Great Qing.
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Provenance: From the heirs of Sir John Dorrington and the Vosper estates from Stroud Gloucestershire these items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in 2008. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area as well as from nearby countries. Sometimes finding a rarity sometimes just the camaraderie of fellow collectors.
Dimensions: Dimension: 3-1/4" H x 7-1/4" Diam. (stand): 2" H (each)