• Lot 150

    PLAT EN PORCELAINE WUCAI

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    PLAT EN PORCELAINE WUCAI
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Orné au centre d'un large médaillon décoré de deux dragons et de deux phénix évoluant parmi des branchages de chrysanthèmes et pivoines, la bordure rehaussée de dragons et phénix repris également à l'extérieur, marque à six caractères de l'Empereur Xuande en bleu sous couverte à la base ; petites restaurations à la bordure
    Diamètre: 27 cm. (10 5/8 in.)


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    Some examples of similar dishes, although bearing the Kangxi mark, are illustrated in Porcelains in Polychrome and Contrasting Colours, The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong 1999, pl.133 ; and one from the Chang Foundation, Taiwan, illustrated in Selected Chinese Ceramics from Han to Qing Dynasties, Taipei 1990, pl.122.
    Similar examples were sold in our New York Rooms, 30 March 2005, lot 404 and in our Hong Kong Rooms, 28 November 2006, lot 1533.
    The representations of dragons and phoenix are motifs emblematic of the Emperor and the Empress.

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    Post Lot Text

    A WUCAI DISH
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)