A pair of Chinese famille rose beakers from the Martin Hurst Collection. Yongzheng period
Decorated in the famille rose palette, the centre panel of the saucer which is outlined in pale blue, contains a large floral ornament in rose. Beyond this are six triangular panels, covered with coarse diaper work and enameled alternately in pink and turquoise, and six reserves, outlined in gold, on which are representations of cocks, buffalo, peacocks, deer, a game bird, and rabbits. Beyond this, again are six shaped panel in turquoise and pink, each ornamented with half a peony in rose. There is a narrow exterior border in rouge-de-fer, with a diaper pattern in gold.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735) ca. 1735
- 2.75 in. (7 cm)
- Reference :
Martin Hurst Collection (no. 899 / Nicolier (7 quai Voltaire, Paris)
This model is illustrated by George C. Williamson in The Book of Famille Rose (1970, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, plate X), one of a pair, possibly the pair illustrated here.
One beaker (without cup) was published by Cohen & Cohen with William Mothley in The Golden Gate Collection, november 2018, p. 10, no. 6.