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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A PAIR OF SMALL BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE DISHES

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

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    A PAIR OF SMALL BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE DISHES
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    The rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapering foot, the interior painted in dark blue and paler shades of cobalt blue with areas of 'heaping and piling' with a lotus scroll surrounding a central bloom, the cavetto with a continuous composite floral meander surrounded by a classic scroll to the rim, the exterior with a similar floral meander below a key-fret band to the rim
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) diam. (2)


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