London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A famille verte black-ground saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and of the period (1723-1735)
with shallow rounded sides, decorated in coloured enamels to the exterior rim with iron-red and blue lotus flowers with densely painted green scrolling tendrils on a black enamelled ground, the pale green foot with classic scroll, Yongzheng six character mark with double circle in underglaze blue to base -- 5 7/8in. (14.9cm.) diam.
Purchased at Bluett and Sons, 1963.
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