10 May 2016
A SET OF FOUR DOUCAI 'SHOU' DISHES
DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
Each dish has shallow rounded sides rising from a straight foot, and is decorated in the interior with a shou character and radiating lanca characters within linked arabesques. The exterior is decorated with stylized shou characters above linked arabesques.
8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam.
From the collection of the late Hans J. Christensen (1922-1985).
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