2008/​27 A large Chinese porcelain dish. Marked Qianlong, but Republic 1912–1949. Diam. 40 cm.

Description

A large Chinese porcelain dish, decorated all over in underglaze blue with dragons surrounded by flowers and foliage, border with waves. Manufactured. Marked Qianlong, but Republic 1912–1949. Diam. 40 cm.

Provenance: Director General of the Chinese Postal Service Erik Tollefsen (later named To Lo-sen) 1872–1938. He came to China in 1896 where he was in Customs but later became engaged in the Post Office Services and remained in China until 1932.

Condition

Minor wear, decoration probably traced, slight wry rim (production defect).

Auction

Category

Estimate

6,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

3,200 kr.

2 bids

When Bidder Bid
893379 3,200 kr.
164145 3,000 kr.