Lot 39    

Chinese Rice Dishes
1/18/2013 - Asian Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Late 19th/early 20th century.  Four pieces of rice decorated porcelain consisting of wine cups and covered teacups and stands, all with underglaze blue geometric decoration,all but dishes with four character marks; largest ht. 3 in.

Property of Conner Prairie Historical Site, Fishers, IN, sold to benefit the collections.

Collected by Eli Lilly (Indiana, 1885-1977), ca 1920s-1940s to furnish the "Chinese House" on the Conner Prairie Historic Park property.  

Eli Lilly's core Collection was gifted to the Indianapolis Museum of Art after his passing.  He had an intimate relationship with important dealer C.T. Loo (1880-1957) and it is possible that some of this material offered here was purchased from Loo.

 


Condition:  
Few hairlines.
Sold: $120.00
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