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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 183

    A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE DISH

    FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE DISH
    FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY
    Of square form with indented corners, depicting a pair of mandarin ducks beside a lotus plant, below a band of flower scroll on the everted rim
    6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) square


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    A circular dish decorated with very similar ducks and a similar band on the everted rim, also dated to the first half of the 16th century is illustrated by H. Brinker and A. Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, The Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, no. 48. Another in the Musée des Arts Decoratifs is illustrated by Sir Harry Garner, Chinese and Japanese Cloisonné Enamels, London, 1962, pl. 37. See, also, another circular dish of this design from the collection of Juan Jose Amezaga, sold in our Paris rooms, 13 June 2007, lot 6.

    Pre-Lot Text

    CLOISONNE AND PAINTED ENAMELS

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES