29 March 2006
A PAIR OF GREEN AND YELLOW-GLAZED INCISED DISHES
JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
Each with rounded sides flaring to an everted rim, the interior incised with a medallion of a trigram encircled by six cranes in flight amidst clouds within a line border, the crane and cloud motif repeated as a frieze on the exterior, all highlighted in green against an egg yolk-yellow ground
7 1/8 in. (18.3 cm.) diam., wood stands (2)
Bluett & Sons, London.
Ralph M. Chait, New York, December 1964.
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A Jiajing-marked dish of this design and size was included in the National Palace Museum exhibition, Good Fortune, Long Life, Health, and Peace: A Special Exhibition of Porcelains with Auspicious Designs, Taipei, 1995, p. 139, no. 62.
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