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    Sale 7683

    A Rococo Fantasy Treasures from a Bavarian Collection

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 349

    A PAIR OF JAPANESE KAKIEMON SMALL DISHES

    18TH CENTURY, WITH IMITATION UNDERGLAZE BLUE CHINESE SIX CHARACTER CHENGHUA MARKS

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    A PAIR OF JAPANESE KAKIEMON SMALL DISHES
    18TH CENTURY, WITH IMITATION UNDERGLAZE BLUE CHINESE SIX CHARACTER CHENGHUA MARKS
    Decorated in iron-red, blue, green and enriched in gilding with two cranes in flight before vignettes of stylised pine trees amongst iron-red scrolls and rockwork, the undersides with continuous scrolling flowers and tendrils in underglaze blue, red lacquered repair to rim chip and short hairline crack, slight flaking to enamels
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. (2)


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