9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Five enamelled saucer-dishes, Tianqi/Chongzhen (1621-1644)
each dish with a recessed well and shallow cavetto rising to the slightly flaring rim, supported on a short tapering foot, decorated at the well with a tonsured boy holding a string tied to a crab, the rim with a continuous leafy floral scroll, underglaze blue two character seal marks -- 5 13/16in. (14.7cm.) diam. (5)
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