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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 130

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE CRUCIFIXION TEABOWL AND SAUCER

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE CRUCIFIXION TEABOWL AND SAUCER
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Painted on each side and on the saucer with Christ on the Cross, a plaque above inscribed INRI and Mary and John the Baptist mourning below, beneath swirling clouds, a stylized character mark underneath
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) diameter (2)


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    A saucer dish in this pattern from the Mottahedeh collection is illustrated by Howard and Ayers, op. cit., p. 317. Teabowls and saucers have been sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 10 May 2000, lot 214, and 2 November 2004, lot 136.