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photographer E-Yaji.

The Marakovic Collection  
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Plentiful Offspring

Famille rose enamels on translucent glass; with a flat lip and flat foot; painted with a continuous scene of various flying insects, including butterflies and a dragonfly, grasshopper, cricket, and katydid, above a rocky ground with small plants, the shoulders with a band of formalized lingzhi beneath a neck band of double-unit leiwen (‘thunder pattern’); the foot inscribed in regular script Guyue xuan 古月軒 (‘Ancient Moon Pavilion’)
Guyue xuan, palace workshops, Beijing, 1767–1785
Height: 4.9 cm
Mouth/lip: 0.6/1.5 cm
Stopper: mother-of-pearl; stained bone collar

Matsu-Dozo, Tokyo, 1948
Colonel Melville and Mrs Ruth Noyes
Candler Collection
Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1998, lot 50
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd
J&J Collection
Christie’s, New York, 29 March 2006, lot 67
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd, March 2006


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