Lot 111
  • 111

A FINE YELLOW-GLAZED DISH ZHENGDE MARK AND PERIOD

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
Sold
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Description

  • porcelain
with shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, applied overall with an even yellow glaze of rich egg-yolk tone, save for the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double ring 

Provenance

An English Private Collection.

Catalogue Note

Zhengde mark and period dishes of this form and glaze are held in important museum and private collections worldwide; see for example one in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Monochrome Porcelain, Hong Kong, 1999, pl. 41; another from the Sir Percival David collection and now in the British Museum, London, published in Margaret Medley, Illustrated Catalogue of Ming and Ch’ing Monochrome in the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London, 1973, pl. 597; and a third from the Koger collection, included in John Ayers, Chinese Ceramics. The Koger Collection, London, 1985, pl. 69.
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