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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    A SIMILAR PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISHES, KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SIMILAR PAIR OF LARGE FAMILLE VERTE DISHES, KANGXI (1662-1722)
    each painted to the interior with a central medallion with a peacok surrounded by oversized peony and magnolia sprays, encircled by alternating panels of floral and bird decoration below the lappet sides with cartouches of flowers and rocks, the shaped rim with foliate decoration, the exterior with four blossoming sprays, underglaze-blue zhi mark on the base -- 14in.(35.8cm) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Purchased from Charles Nott Ltd., London, 16 February 1940 for £155.


    Pre-Lot Text

    CHINESE ART - 12noon
    Lots 128 - 394 inclusive