A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE DISH
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A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE DISH

FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY

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A RARE CLOISONNE ENAMEL SQUARE DISH
FIRST HALF 16TH CENTURY
Of square form with indented corners, depicting a pair of mandarin ducks beside a lotus plant, below a band of flower scroll on the everted rim
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) square

Lot Essay

A circular dish decorated with very similar ducks and a similar band on the everted rim, also dated to the first half of the 16th century is illustrated by H. Brinker and A. Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, The Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, no. 48. Another in the Musée des Arts Decoratifs is illustrated by Sir Harry Garner, Chinese and Japanese Cloisonné Enamels, London, 1962, pl. 37. See, also, another circular dish of this design from the collection of Juan Jose Amezaga, sold in our Paris rooms, 13 June 2007, lot 6.
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