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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 572

    A PAIR OF SMALL PALE LAVENDER-BLUE SAUCER DISHES

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

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    A PAIR OF SMALL PALE LAVENDER-BLUE SAUCER DISHES
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE SQUARES AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    Each with shallow sides flaring towards the slightly everted rim, covered inside and out with a glaze of pale blue color below the white rim
    5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Compare the pair of similar dishes, with similar Yongzheng marks, included in the exhibition, Qing Mark and Period Monochromes and Enamelled Wares, S. Marchant & Son, London, 12 - 24 July 1981, no. 5. See, also, the single dish sold in these rooms, 22 March 1999, lot 322.

    Provenance

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