• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

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

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    A PAIR OF YELLOW-GLAZED INCISED SAUCER DISHES

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN BROWN WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A PAIR OF YELLOW-GLAZED INCISED SAUCER DISHES
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN BROWN WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each with shallow rounded sides and incised in the center with two dragons contesting a flaming pearl, the exterior incised with four cranes alternating with ruyi-shaped clouds, all within brown line borders under a pale yellow glaze, the base left in the biscuit
    5 9/16 in. (14.2 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    C. Edward Wells, Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1963.