Two blue and white articles, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 青花壽字紋盤及青花鏤雕小方瓶
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Two blue and white articles
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period
comprising a blue and white ‘shou’ dish and a small blue and white reticulated vase (2)
the base of the dish with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle
the base of the vase with a xuan mark in underglaze blue within a double square
Diameter of dish 7⅞ in., 20.1 cm
The dish with a hairline crack measuring 3.2 cm in length, with an associated minute chip. The vase with scattered losses, minute chips, and flakes to the extremities, including a flake chip to the shoulder. Overall both with minor firing imperfections.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Christie's New York, 21st September 2016, lot 1863.