IMPERIAL JIAQING FAMILLE ROSE DISH
March 26, 2017, 11AM PDT
Estimate: $30,000 - $40,000
Lot 198
Rare and beautifully detailed, Imperial Chinese Qing Dynasty, Famille Rose enameled porcelain dish of foliate shape with scalloped gilt rim and raised on four conforming feet; the center with poem written in coral red, bordered by bands of scrolling floral design on yellow ground, with lines of gilt detailing, Jiaqing Mark and of the Period; L: 6 1/4"

Poem translation by Stephen W. Bushell, in Oriental Ceramic Art, London, 1981, p. 239, as follows:

Finest tribute tea of the first picking
And a bright full moon prompt a line of verse.
A lively fire glows in the bamboo stove.
The water is boiling in the stone griddle,
Small bubbles rise like ears of fish or crab.
Of rare Chi-chiang tea, rolled in tony balls.
One cup is enough to lighten the heart,
And dissipate the early winter chill.
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