15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A SET OF THREE UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED DISHES
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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Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.
PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY
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