25 September 2020
A YELLOW-GROUND IRON-RED-DECORATED BLUE AND WHITE DISH
QIANLONG-JIAQING PERIOD (1736-1820)
The exterior is decorated with a leafy lotus scroll interspersed with iron-red roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, all reserved on the lemon-yellow ground, the interior decorated with a peony spray with four smaller peony sprays in medallions in the cavetto.
8 ¼ in. (21.1 cm.) diam.
Private collection, New York.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Incl, New York, 7 March 1947, lot 111 (part).
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The characters wan shou wu jiang may be translated as 'boundless longevity.'
THE PROPERTY OF A NORTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR