6 March 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,410
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE LOBED SAUCER DISHES
CHENGHUA SIX CHARACTER MARKS, KANGXI
PAINTED WITH ROUNDELS OF LADIES AND BOYS IN FENCED GARDENS WITHIN BORDERS OF RUYI MOTIFS AND FLOWER SPRAYS -- 6½IN. (16.5CMS) DIAM, (ONE WITH FEW SMALL RM CHIPS); A PAIR OF FLORIFORM BLUE AND WHITE DISHES WITH CENTRAL RIVER LANDSCAPE ROUNDELS, WITHIN MOULDED PETAL SHAPED PANELS OF FLOWER SPRAYS -- 6 1/8IN. (15.5CMS) DIAM, KANGXI, (ONE WITH RIM SECTION RESTUCK); AND FOUR BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISHES WITH ROUNDELS OF PINE, PRUNUS AND ROCKWORK, THE EXTERIORS WITH FIGURES IN GARDENS AND ON TERRACES OF PAVILIONS -- 7 1/8IN. (18CMS) DIAM, UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SEAL MARKS, (RIM CHIPS).
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