6 objects

Palace Ladies by a Lotus Pond

<p>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 &#8230;</p>

Dish with design of mandarin fish

<p>Dish with flattened rim. Blue-and-white. Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent and colorless Foot: Unglazed Decoration: in underglaze blue, a mandarin fish among water weeds in center; lotus scroll in and outside cavetto; wave pattern on rim. Unglazed base. (L.A. Cort, November 1991) In decoration &#8220;large&#8221; is changed to &#8220;mandarin&#8221; in describing the fish. (Jan &#8230;</p>