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FAMILLE VERTE SQUARE CUP
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 0357

FAMILLE VERTE SQUARE CUP

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Width: 3 ⅜ inches

 

PROVENANCE

Marchant, Ltd., London, 2002

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

A famille verte dream-scene square scrap bowl, painted with one panel on each side, the first one depicting a man sleeping by his desk, resting his head in his arms which are folded on the desk, dreaming of himself and his beloved, she being captivated by a warrior, another scene with the man courting his beloved's servant to see her while she is on her terrace, another one with the man courting his beloved while an attendant is eavesdropping and the last panel with the man and his beloved amongst their attendants and a horse, having tea under a willow tree.