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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 652

    A SET OF TWELVE BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISHES

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)

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    A SET OF TWELVE BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS' DISHES
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
    The dishes are each decorated with a central roundel enclosing scrolling lotus, with a further band of lotus to the rim. The reverse is similarly decorated. The group comprises four dishes from the Kangxi Period, two dishes from the Daoguang Period, and six dishes from the Tongzhi Period.
    6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Property from the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).