• 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 439

    A SET OF THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED DISHES

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED DISHES
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    With shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior painted with a medallion of Shoulao and a deer standing against a ground of red waves, and the exterior with the Eight Daoist Immortals reserved against a similar ground, all within blue line borders, bases with Yongzheng six-character marks
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) diam., fitted box (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY