• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 369

    A SET OF SIX SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER SQUARE DISHES

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF SIX SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER SQUARE DISHES
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    All with indented corners and finely inlaid in mother of pearl and gold with depictions of the various stages of silk manufacture, within narrow ruyi borders and below a narrow decorative band on the sides, raised on shallow bracket supports, each base inlaid in mother of pearl with a two-character inscription that relates to the depicted scene and a three-character seal mark, Zhong ya tang
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) square, Japanese wood box (6)


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    Provenance

    Yamanaka & Co., Kyoto, 1958.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.


    Post Lot Text

    See illustration of four