2 November 2004
Four blue and white cups and five 'crucifixion' saucers
Each hatch-painted with the figure of Christ on the cross below the monogram 'INRI', flanked by two figures possibly representing Mary and St. John, within a geometric-pattern narrow border at the rim, one cup damaged (9)
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For a similar example and a discussion about the variations of this pattern, see Howard and Ayers, China for the West, p. 317, no. 310. A similar lot has been sold at Christie's Amsterdam on 10 May 2000, lot 214.
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