Collection Area: Chinese Art

26 objects

Palace Ladies by a Lotus Pond

Signature at lower left; total of 27 seals (17 on painting), four inscriptions (poems) on painting, five colophons, no labels. Unused frontispiece with cloud motif. Ivory pin. Depicting a scene of women, children and servants (total of fifteen figures) engaged in various activities, including playing weiqi and playing musical instruments, both inside and outside a …



Polychrome. Clay: fine-grained white porcelain. Glaze: transparent, glossy. Decoration: in colored enamels over glaze; a landscape with palaces; poem of 14 characters; 3 simulated seals; 4 character Qianlong mark in blue enamel on base.