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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 187

    A PAIR OF RARE MOULDED CLAIR-DE-LUNE-GLAZED 'BATS' DISHES

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF RARE MOULDED CLAIR-DE-LUNE-GLAZED 'BATS' DISHES
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    Each with rounded sides rising from a tapering foot, crisply moulded in shallow relief with five bats, wufu, in different attitudes of flight above a band of crashing waves and rockwork around the foot, all below a band of key-fret at the rim, all under a very pale bluish-green glaze
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore