3 November 2009
A FINELY CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER OVAL DISH
YANG MING ZAO THREE-CHARACTER MARK, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
Of shallow form supported by a short foot, carved to the centre with a quatrefoil panel depicting exotic birds amongst flowers and rockwork, within a floral band to the well, the reverse with a band of scrolling designs
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) wide
With Messrs. Bluett & Sons Ltd.
P. D. Krolik, Esq.; Sotheby's London, 24 February 1970, lot 84.
The Plesch Collections (Lh20).
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Ming Lacquer, Messrs. Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 1960, no. 8.
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