3335. A Set of Five Dishes and Three Spoons

A Set of Five Dishes and Three Spoons, each with different decoration of leafing bamboo, birds beside peach blossoms, lotus flowers, shou and xi characters, all on a vibrant yellow ground, four character Tongzhi mark and of the period (1862-1874), diameter c. 22.5 cm; one nick, wear
PROVENANCE: These yellow-ground porcelain objects where purchased in China in 1956, by a Swedish businessman who was conducting a business transaction with the Chinese government at the time.