London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A COPPER RED GLAZED DISH, YONGZHENG MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
raised on a short foot with gently curving sides, covered from the rim to foot with a deep red glaze, Yongzheng underglaze blue six-character mark in double circle to base on a white ground, and with white glazed interior -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) diam.
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