19 - 20 September 2013
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A FAMILLE ROSE AND GILT-DECORATED YELLOW-GROUND DISH
TONGZHI FOUR-CHARACTER MARK IN IRON RED AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
The dish has rounded sides that rise to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated on the interior with gilt shou-character medallions interspersed with iron-red bats and blue wan emblems reserved on a lemon-yellow ground, and on the exterior with three flower sprays.
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam.
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