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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 568

    A PAIR OF SMALL MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISHES

    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SMALL MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISHES
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    Each painted in fifteenth century style with simulated 'heaping and piling', the center of the interior with five blossoms borne on a leafy, scrolling tendrils, below a band of composite foliate scroll bearing six flowers in the well and a narrow band of classic scroll at the rim, with a further frieze of composite foliate scroll on the exterior between a band of key fret above and a band of classic scroll below
    4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.