Auction 20

Lot 193 – Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Basket and Stand.:

Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Basket and Stand.

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Start price: $500

Estimated price: $1,000 - $1,500

Auction house commission: 20%

Mid 18th century. Each painted in the center in famille rose and iron-red enamels, with a butterfly hovering amidst floral sprays, surrounded by an iron-red and gilt tasselled border, the reticulated sides studded with applied blossoms. Stand 10.25 x 9 inches.

Provenance: "Philadelphia Splendor: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Max R. Zaitz, " Christie’s, NY, January 21, 2016, lot 148; Arthur J. Sussel, Philadelphia; Property of a Cleveland, Ohio Private Collector; Sold, Sotheby’s, New York, January 26,1984, lot 20.