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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1770

    A FINE DOUCAI 'ANBAXIAN' OGEE DISH

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    A FINE DOUCAI 'ANBAXIAN' OGEE DISH
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Painted and enamelled to the sunken interior medallion with a full-faced flower-head encircled by four peaches and stylised lotus-blossom scrolls, the rounded flaring rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied to flower sprays with fluttering ribbons, the exterior with exotic blooms on a foliate scroll above a band of colourful ruyi heads around the foot
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. box


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    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 19 March 1991, lot 598.

    A Qianlong dish of this pattern was included in Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1977, and illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 83.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR