• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1926

    A PAIR OF DOUCAI OGEE DISHES

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    A PAIR OF DOUCAI OGEE DISHES
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Each painted and enamelled to the sunken interior medallion with a full-faced flowerhead 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 colourful ruyi band around the foot
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam., stands (2)


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    Qianlong dishes of this pattern are in the Tokyo National Museum, illustrated in the Catalogue of Tokyo National Museum: Chinese Ceramics, vol. 2, Tokyo, 1990, pl. 593; in the Umezawa Kinenkan Museum, Tokyo, illustrated in Toji Takei, vol. 46, Tokyo, 1973, pl. 28; a single dish of this shape and design was included in the exhibition Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1977, and illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 83; and another was included in the exhibition, Qing Imperial Porcelain, Nanjing Museum and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1995, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 106.

    Provenance

    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 May 1994, lot 697


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY