16 September 1999,
Price realised USD 9,200
USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
An Unusual Small Reverse-Decorated Blue and White Dish
Jiajing Six-Character Mark and of the Period
The interior with a medallion of three deer in a landscape, with four scenes of pairs of deer flanked by pine trees on the exterior below the everted rim, all reverse-decorated in white on an inky blue ground repeated on the base to cover the nianhao
5in. (14cm.) diam.
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