• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 365

    A PAIR OF UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISHES

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISHES
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each with shallow rounded sides, the interior painted with a flowering prunus tree beneath a crescent moon, all within a double line border below pseudo lanca characters on the everted rim, which is painted on the underside with a band of classic scroll above a frieze of peony meander on the sides, apocryphal Xuande mark on the base
    6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box (2)


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    Provenance

    Mayuyama & Co., Tokyo, 1959.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.