London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A SMALL DOUCAI DISH
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The dish is delicately decorated to the exterior with various foliate roundels of peonies, peaches, prunus, lychees, chrysanthemums, lotus and pomegranate.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.
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