A Chinese famille rose 'wanshou wujiang' spoon, Guangxu mark and of the period

L 19 cm

The interior with butterflies and prunus blossom design. The exterior decorated with bats, Buddhist attributes and four roundels enclosing the characters for 'ten tousand years of boundless longevity'.

 

Provenance:

- Private collection, Belgium.

 

Ref.:

- Bonhams, London, May 9 2017, lot 607, for a similar example (link) (sold: € 3.443)

- Christie's, New York, September 19-20 2013, lot 1421, for a similar pair (link) (sold: USD 5.000)

Estimate: € 1500 - € 2500