Sneak Peak: Chinese export on view at TEFAF

  • March 14, 2010 17:39

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Rare Qianlong c1740 Famille Rose Wall Sconce after a design by Cornelis Pronk. Cohen & Cohen photo via Luxist.

For serious collectors of Chinese export porcelain, TEFAF, the Maastricht art fair going on now through March 21, has some choice examples for sale.

Highlights offered by Cohen & Cohen Gallery (Booth 246) include a striking pair of three foot tall Famille Rose Baluster vases and covers that depict scenes from the Romance of the Western Chamber, circa 1730, and a Rare Qianlong Famille Rose Wall Sconce, after a design by Cornelis Pronk.

Speaking of Chinese export's enduring popularity, Michael Cohen says, "No other porcelain offers the immediacy of appeal, vibrancy of color, quality of painting and originality of design."

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