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A fine doucai 'floral' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 鬪彩纏枝花卉紋盤 《大清雍正年製》款

A fine doucai 'floral' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 鬪彩纏枝花卉紋盤 《大清雍正年製》款

A fine doucai 'floral' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 鬪彩纏枝花卉紋盤 《大清雍正年製》款

A fine doucai 'floral' dish

Mark and period of Yongzheng

清雍正 鬪彩纏枝花卉紋盤

《大清雍正年製》款


the interior densely and exquisitely enamelled with five stylised floral blooms wreathed by dense scrolling foliage, the exterior similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle

20.2 cm

There is a tiny firing line and pinhole to the centre of the dish carefully covered by the doucai design.

整體品相良好,僅盤心釉下一處細微窰縫及棕眼,巧妙地蓋於紋飾下。


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This elegant dish is notable for its exquisitely painted scroll of exotic blooms in bright enamels. The doucai palette, which was originally developed in the Chenghua reign, gained popularity in the Yongzheng period as it was ideally suited to the Emperor’s taste for delicate and unassuming porcelains.


A pair of similar doucai dishes is included in Anthony du Boulay, Christie's Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, New Jersey, 1984, no. 9. Another dish of this type was sold at Christie's New York, 16th September 1999, lot 343. Compare also smaller dishes painted with a related design of a single bloom amidst scrolling foliage, such as a pair sold in our New York rooms, 23rd September 2020, lot 564; and another pair from the Doris Duke Collection sold at Christie's New York, 21st September 2004, lot 330.