1 December 2009,
Price realised HKD 175,000
Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000
A RARE DOUCAI FLORAL SAUCER DISH
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
Finely painted and enamelled to the centre with a floral bouquet including lotus and hydrangea within a dense floral design of chrysanthemum, plantain, lingzhi fungus, magnolia and orchids, all enclosed within double-circles, the exterior with eight scattered floral sprays
8 in. (20.3cm.) diam., box
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This pattern appears to be very rare. Cf. a smaller dish of the same design was sold at Christie's London, 9 June 1997, lot 97.
Frank Partridge Ltd, Bond Street, London, 1954
Please note that the correct estimate for the lot should be $120,000 - 150,000.
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