19 March 2009
A SMALL LAVENDER-BLUE-BACKED SAUCER DISH
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
With shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering ring foot, the exterior covered with a thin glaze of pale blue tone, the interior white
4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm.) diam.
Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.
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