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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 575

    AN IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED DISH

    HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED DISH
    HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505)
    The well-potted, rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot ring, covered inside and out with a crackled glaze of pale lemon-yellow tone
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam.


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    Compare other Hongzhi-marked, yellow-glazed dishes of this size in the Avery Brundage Collection illustrated by Lion-Goldschmidt, Ming Porcelain, New York, 1981, pl. 113; illustrated in the Asia Society Handbook of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, Asia Society, New York, 1970, p. 79 (top); two in the Percival David Foundation, Catalogue, section 6, nos. 591 and 599; one from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. E.T. Hall included in the O.C.S. Jubilee Exhibition, The Ceramic Art of China, London, 1971, no. 161, pl. 114; one illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, vol. II, London, 1986, col. pl. 774; and one from the Tianminlou Collection included in the Min Chiu Society Thirtieth Anniversary Exhibition, Selected Treasures of Chinese Art, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1990, no. 154.

    Provenance

    R.F.A. Riesco Collection, no. 193.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION