19 March 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A DOUCAI SAUCER DISH
DAOGUANG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
With shallow rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, brightly enameled with a central medallion of three archaistic phoenixes encircling a stylized lotus blossom borne on curling stems repeated in a frieze on the exterior
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) diam.
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