Lot 2
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A FINELY PAINTED BLUE AND WHITE 'FLORAL' CHARGER MING DYNASTY, YONGLE PERIOD |

Estimate
3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD
Sold
5,215,000 HKD
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Description

with shallow rounded sides divided into twelve bracket foliations, rising from a short circular tapered foot to a barbed everted rim, exquisitely decorated in shades of cobalt blue with 'heaping and piling', the interior adorned with a central peony bloom wreathed by meandering scrolls of camellia, rose, lotus and hibiscus blossoms, the cavetto with detached sprays of peony, chrysanthemum, pomegranate, hibiscus, morning glory and lotus, each repeated twice and paired across the charger, all within a border of scrolling ruyi heads within double-line bands at the rim, the exterior with similar detached floral sprays within double-line borders, the base and bevelled footring left unglazed
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