London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese Warring States style lacquer dish, 20th Century or earlier
of black lacquer with gently rounded sides and flattened rim, decorated in red, yellow and white with a central roundel of twin stylised pheonix with concentric bands of scrolling and floral motifs, and ducks flanking flowering sprays -- 8in. (20.2cm.) diam.
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