3 November 2009,
Price realised GBP 37,250
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A VERY RARE EARLY MING SMALL MILK-WHITE-GLAZED DISH
XUANDE INCISED SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1426-1435)
Evenly potted with curved sides and a gently flaring rim, standing on a slightly undercut ring foot, covered in an even milk-white glaze on the interior and exterior, and over the base; and a Sotheby's London catalogue of 26 June 1973
5 1/8 in. (13 cm. ) diam.
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A similar white-glazed dish with incised Xuande mark and a yellow-glazed dish with underglaze blue Xuande mark, from the Jingguantang Collection were sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 3 November 1996, lots 554 & 555 respectively.
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R. E. R. Luff Will Trust; Sotheby's London, 26 June 1973, lot 27.
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