16 March 2015
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND COPPER-RED DECORATED CELADON-GLAZED DISH
KANGXI PERIOD, CIRCA 1700
The large dish, with flat, everted rim, is carved and painted with a river landscape with a sage and an attendant on a riverbank in the foreground, with the rocks picked-out in the celadon glaze. The reverse is decorated with long branches of bamboo and the base bears an apocryphal Chenghua mark.
10 7/8 in. (27.4 cm.) diam.
S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London, 1985.
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For a discussion of the decorative use of the underglaze blue and red combined with the celadon glaze see the note to lot 3592.
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