• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 349

    THREE IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED DISHES

    HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505)

    Price Realised  

    THREE IMPERIAL YELLOW-GLAZED DISHES
    HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN DOUBLE CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505)
    Each with shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering ring foot, covered inside and out with a glaze of rich egg yolk-yellow tone
    8 3/8 to 8½ in. (21.3 to 21.6 cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY