3344. A Set of Seven Yellow-Ground Dishes

A Set of Seven Famille Rose Yellow-Ground Dishes, enamelled and gilt around a central stylised shou character with four roundels of wanshou wujiang, 'long life without ending', all reserved on a yellow ground with colourful scrolls, six-character Guangxu mark and of the period (1875-1908), diameter c. 19 cm; two with repairs and one with nick
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.