15 September 2016
AN IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED POWDER-BLUE-GROUND DISH
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The interior is vibrantly decorated with a carp amidst sea plants, all set against a powder-blue ground. The base is inscribed with an illegible seal character in underglaze blue within double circles.
7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm.) diam.
Morgan Collection, no. 1152, according to label.
Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1974.
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