• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1387

    AN UNUSUAL LARGE DOUCAI DISH

    KANGXI/YONGZHENG PERIOD (1662-1735)

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    AN UNUSUAL LARGE DOUCAI DISH
    KANGXI/YONGZHENG PERIOD (1662-1735)
    Painted on the interior in doucai enamels and gilding with a bird perched in a tree gazing at a butterfly beside a rocky outcrop from which springs bamboo and a stem of composite flowers, within double line borders below four shaped reserves enclosing further floral sprays reserved on a diaper ground, the reverse with two floral sprays painted in underglaze blue, iron red and green glaze
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY


    Exhibited

    Beauty of Qing Period, Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, 1992, no. 103.