• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1133

    Two Blue and White Porcelain Saucers


    Price Realised  


    Two Blue and White Porcelain Saucers
    Joseon dynasty (Late 19th century)
    The first modelled in the form of a blossom with four upturned petals centering a shallow sunken central well, decorated in underglaze blue on two lobes with two confronted chrysanthemums and on two lobes with confronted bats, the well painted with a longevity character and applied overall save the flat circular base with a blue-tinged clear glaze of high sheen; the second shallow and circular, delicately painted with a riverscape against a backdrop of distant mountains around the circular well painted with a whorl and applied overall with a blue-tinged clear glaze
    5 x 3 7/8in. (12.7 x 9.8cm.); 1 5/8in. (3.4cm.) high; second 4 3/8in. (11.1cm.) diameter (2)

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