A BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISH AND A BOWL

SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD

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A BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISH AND A BOWL
SIX CHARACTER GUANGXU MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD
The dish painted on the interior with gnarled pine branches, the exterior with four bats in flight; the bowl decorated with similar pine branches
the dish 7¼in. (18.5cm.) diam., the bowl 5¼in. (13.2cm.) diam. (2)
Literature
A similar example from the Cheng Te-K'un Collection is illustrated by van Oort, Chinese Porcelain of the 19th and 20th centuries, pl 68; a small dish from the Weishaupt Collection is illustrated by Avitablile in From the Dragon's Treasure, Catalogue, no. 152. In op. cit Kwan notes that this is a 'newly composed' design for the Guangxu reign.
Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 102.
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 102.
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