• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 178

    A FINELY CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER OVAL DISH

    YANG MING ZAO THREE-CHARACTER MARK, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER OVAL DISH
    YANG MING ZAO THREE-CHARACTER MARK, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Of shallow form supported by a short foot, carved to the centre with a quatrefoil panel depicting exotic birds amongst flowers and rockwork, within a floral band to the well, the reverse with a band of scrolling designs
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    With Messrs. Bluett & Sons Ltd.
    P. D. Krolik, Esq.; Sotheby's London, 24 February 1970, lot 84.
    The Plesch Collections (Lh20).


    Exhibited

    Ming Lacquer, Messrs. Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 1960, no. 8.