10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
GBP 500 - GBP 800
A DOUCAI 'SHOU' DECORATED DISH, JIAQING MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
decorated in typical underglaze blue and coloured enamels, the central well with a Shou character roundel with a further border of Shou characters surrounded by a border of interlocking tendrils, the exterior rim with further scrolling tendril motifs, Jiaqing underglaze blue seal mark to base -- 8¼in. (21cm.) diam.
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