16 - 17 September 2010
A FAMILLE ROSE RUBY-BACK SAUCER DISH
YONGZHENG PERIOD (1723-1735)
Of shallow form, painted on the interior with a long-tailed bird perched on a blossoming tree branch of prunus, below three further prunus branches on the everted rim, the underside of the rim covered in bright rose-pink enamel
8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm.) diam.
Walrond Collection; Sotheby's, London, 4 July 1961, lot 161.
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Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 86.
On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.
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