19 March 2009
A FINE SMALL YELLOW-ENAMELED SAUCER DISH
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
Thinly potted with shallow sides flaring towards the rim, covered inside and out with enamel of bright lemon-yellow tone
3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam., box
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