15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE RALPH W. CHANEY FAMILY COLLECTION
THREE DOUCAI DISHES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Comprising a single dish and a pair. The single dish is decorated on the interior with a double vajra within double circles, and on the exterior with an undulating scroll bearing the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems. The pair is decorated on the interior with a scholar seated beside a table beneath a willow tree in a fenced garden, and on the exterior with bamboo. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base of each of the three dishes.
8 and 6 5/8 in. (20.1 and 16.9 cm.) diam.
Dr. Ralph W. Chaney (1890-1971) Collection.
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