• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1914

    A RARE DOUCAI FLORAL SAUCER DISH

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    Frank Partridge Ltd, Bond Street, London, 1954


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct estimate for the lot should be $120,000 - 150,000.