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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 858

    AN INCISED IRON-RED-DECORATED 'GOLDFISH AND BATS' DISH

    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

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    AN INCISED IRON-RED-DECORATED 'GOLDFISH AND BATS' DISH
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The dish is decorated to the exterior with a band of finely-painted goldfish on an incised ground of stylised waves. The interior is decorated with five bats in flight.
    7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Acquired in London in 1984.