• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 436

    A DATED BLUE AND WHITE QUATREFOIL DISH

    JIAQING SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

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    A DATED BLUE AND WHITE QUATREFOIL DISH
    JIAQING SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
    Raised on four shallow bracket supports with upright rim, the interior painted with an imperial 'tea ode' dated to the ding si year of Jiaqing, corresponding to 1797, surrounded by bands of lotus scroll repeated on the exterior
    6¼ in. (16 cm.) long


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    A dish of this pattern is illustrated by Van Oort, Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th Centuries, The Netherlands, 1977, p. 19, pl. 2, where S. W. Bushell's translation of the poem, which celebrates the virtues and preparation of tea, is reproduced, p. 21.

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