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A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED DISH
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A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED DISH

UNDERGLAZE-BLUE KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT-ENAMELLED INCISED DISH
Underglaze-blue Kangxi six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722)
With shallow rounded sides rising from a high tapering foot to a flaring rim, the interior finely incised with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl among cloud and fire-scrolls, surrounded by two striding dragons chasing pearls, enamelled in green, lime, aubergine, yellow and black and glazed on the biscuit with fruiting pomegranates and peaches, the reverse incised with striding dragons and blossoming leafy stems
9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) diam.
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Lot Essay

A similar dish from the British Rail Pension Fund exhibited at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1985-1988, was sold in our New York Rooms, 21 March 2002, lot 217. Other similar dishes are illustrated in Masterworks of Chinese Porcelain in the National Palace Museum, col. pl. 37, in Toki Zenshu, Heibonsha series, no. 16, pl. 6, from the Yokogawa Collection, in Toji Taikei, vol. 46, fig. 14, in Orientations, December 1984, p. 50, in Chinese Porcelain, Part 1, Hong Kong, 1987, no. 80, from the S.C. Ko Tianminlou Collection, in The Exhibition of Chinese Ceramics of Eight Dynasties, National Museum of History, Taipei, 1987, p. 86, in The Wonders of the Potter's Palette, Hong Kong Museum of Art, no. 22. Another dish was sold in our Hong Kong Rooms, 13 January 1987, lot 475; and two examples in these Rooms, respectively 12 December 1989, lot 172, and 18 June 2002, lot 251
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