WANLI PERIOD (1573-1619)
A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE LOTUS DISH WANLI PERIOD (1573-1619) Raised on a straight foot, modelled as a lotus flower with two rows of petals, the centre with a lanca character encircled by two ruyi heads bands, the exterior with the top row of petals alternating flowers and further lanca characters 7½ in. (18.3 cm.) diam.
Sold at Sotheby's London, 5 November 2008, Dr. Carl Kempe Collection, Lot 583 (part lot)
Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum, Including the Carl Kempe Collection, Ulricehamn, 2002, pl. 91.