Lot 13
A Group of Chinese Export Porcelain
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, Includes two large dishes, one with barbed gilt rim, interior well with butterflies and flora, thick border with flora and butterflies and fruit on gilt ground, the second a celadon ground dish with elegant figures on verandas with flora, butterflies, and Buddhist motifs surrounding them, key motif around a center medallion of larger figures in lush landscape, gilt rim (2 1/2 in, 11 1/2 in. diameter; 2 in., 11 3/4 in. diameter) (largest with a large rim repair with old staples and an area of loss to rim that has repainting), a covered canister with yellow and pink flowers and scrolling vines, shaped registers with birds, flowers, and flora to sides and cover (4 3/4 in.)(cover has several cracks and repairs throughout), and a vase with birds, butterflies and insects scattered amidst pink roses (9 1/4 in.)(hairline down one side of body).

From the Collection of the late Betty Smallwood, Charlottesville, VA