Fine Porcelain and Enamel Cixi Box w/Mark Qing
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1910: item # 1179931
Please refer to our stock # 6021 when inquiring.
Rare porcelain and enamel box with vine entangled wisteria overcome by trees of peonies with their attendant tendrils, all on a turquoise ground,the edging with enamel florals as a border, the character mark on the base "Chongqing Changchun" in iron red, some original gilt remaining. Qing. 4 5/8 in. x 3 1/2 in.
Condition: Perfect except for several small glaze flakes as shown in the photographs.
Provenance: Acquired from a Florida estate in 1999.
Porcelain boxes of any kind decorated with the Empress Dowager "Cixi" design and often referred to as Dayazhai wares are extremely rare. We have been unable to find any one of them published.
ALL PHOTOGRAPHS ARE TAKEN IN NATURAL LIGHT WITHOUT ANY COLOR MANIPULATION.
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