A pair of doucai 'lotus' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 鬪彩寶相番蓮紋盤一對 《大清雍正年製》款
A pair of doucai 'lotus' dishes
Marks and period of Yongzheng
清雍正 鬪彩寶相番蓮紋盤一對 《大清雍正年製》款
the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a stylised lotus bloom in vibrant iron red surrounded by a crown of foliage formed by interlocking fern-green ruyi-heads, all within double-line borders, the exterior delicately painted with three lotus flowers interspersed with elaborate floral strapwork
21.2 and 21.5 cm
One dish with a hairline crack (approx. 2 cm) to the rim at 3 o'clock position of the mark, the other dish with minor surface scratches, otherwise in overall good condition.
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Christie's Hong Kong, 4th November 1996, lot 805.