• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 331

    A GROUP OF YINGQING CERAMICS, SONG DYNASTY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF YINGQING CERAMICS, SONG DYNASTY AND LATER
    comprising a seal modelled as a Buddhistic lion on an incised plinth, the base incised in Uyghur script; a bowl with rounded body and collared lip, incised with two parallel lines above the base; a plain dish with rounded sides and unglazed rim; a small foliate rimmed dish; a small dish with impressed decoration of fish amongst lotus flowers, unglazed rim; a slightly larger dish with foliate rim decorated with fish amongst waves; a white glazed ovoid vase incised with lotus flowers and trailing stems; and a circular cizhou cosmetic box and cover, of creamy tone with brown foliate motif to the cover -- the first, 6in. (15.2cm.) high. (8)


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    Provenance

    The third item, plain dish - purchased from S. Marchant and Son, 26th June, 1986.
    Cizhou cosmetic box and cover - Christies, 9 December 1991, Lot 142.