• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 199

    A Chinese blue and white sweatmeat dish

    TIANQI (1621-1627)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Chinese blue and white sweatmeat dish
    Tianqi (1621-1627)
    On three feet, shaped as a sheep, the hairwork delicately painted in short strokes on a washed-blue ground, rim frits
    15.5 cm. wide


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    A similar set of five from the Tekisui Fine Arts Museum Collection is illustrated in Masahiko Kawahara, Kosometsuke, Colour Section, p. 190, pl. 725

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