29 March 2006
A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED DISHES
JING EN TANG ZHI FOUR-CHARACTER MARKS, 18TH CENTURY
Each with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim dressed in brown, the interior and exterior covered in a celadon glaze of soft sea-green tone
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam., wood stands (2)
Alice Boney, New York, October 1949.
Collection of William B. Jaffe, New York.
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