Lot 14
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A GE-TYPE LOBED DISH MING DYNASTY |

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 HKD
Sold
75,000 HKD
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Description

the rounded sides rising from a gently tapered foot to a five-lobed rim, covered overall in a soft grey glaze suffused with a network of black crackles, the glaze stopping neatly at the footring

Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th November 1985, lot 40.

Catalogue Note

A similar dish from the R.F.A. Riesco and the Flint collections, was sold at Christie’s London, 28th February 1977, lot 123; a round dish, from the collection of W.W. Winkworth, was sold in our London rooms, 12th December 1972, lot 133; and another was sold in these rooms, 5th November 1996, lot 719.

For the prototype of this form and glaze, see several petal-lobed dishes of various sizes, in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Selection of Ge Ware, Beijing, 2017, pls 42-46 and 63.

Conpare also a Ming dynasty Xuande mark and period dish, of circular form, now preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue Power and Glory: Court Arts of China's Ming Dynasty, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, 2008, pl. 76.
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