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A FAMILLE ROSE BLACK-GROUND DISH
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A FAMILLE ROSE BLACK-GROUND DISH

YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

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A FAMILLE ROSE BLACK-GROUND DISH
YONGZHENG UNDERGLAZE-BLUE SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The shallow rounded sides decorated to the exterior with four types of flower blooms, including an iron-red lotus and a blue peony, borne on an undulating leafy stem surrounded by further tendrils, all reserved on a black ground above a narrow band of classic scrolls penciled in black on the foot
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam.

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A pair of dishes of this design was included in the Min Chiu Society exhibition catalogue, An Anthology of Chinese Ceramics, Hong Kong, 1980, no. 131; while another pair was sold in these rooms, 3 December 1992, lot 336. A similar dish from the Wangxinglou Collection is illustrated in Imperial Perfection: The Palace Porcelain of Three Chinese Emperors - Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong, Hong Kong, 2004, pp. 98-9, no. 33; one in the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated by R. Kerr, Chinese Ceramics, Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty, London, 1986, pl. 23; and one in the Shanghai Museum is illustrated in Zhongguo meishu quanji; gongyi meishu bian, vol. 3, Beijing, 1988, p. 167, no. 202.

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