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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 369

    A SMALL THREE-COLOR CARVED LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH

    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER GILT-FILLED MARK CARVED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL THREE-COLOR CARVED LACQUER CIRCULAR DISH
    WANLI SIX-CHARACTER GILT-FILLED MARK CARVED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1573-1619)
    With shallow rounded sides, the center carved through the red and dark green layers to the dark ochre ground with a scholar shown lying in a relaxed position on a promontory while overseen by two attendants, one holding a fan, with roof tops visible amidst trees and rocks below, all below a band of leafy flower meander in the well, the exterior with a band of flowers and froth-capped waves above a band of key fret encircling the foot, the mark carved in a line in the center of the red-lacquered base
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diam., Japanese silk pouch


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    Provenance

    William H. Wolff, Inc., New York, 1967.