A fine claire-de-lune-glazed saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng | 清雍正 天藍釉撇口小盤 《大清雍正年製》款
A fine claire-de-lune-glazed saucer dish
Mark and period of Yongzheng
清雍正 天藍釉撇口小盤 《大清雍正年製》款
The dish is in excellent condition with just a minuscule kiln nibble to the footring, barely visible to the naked eye.
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Sotheby's Hong Kong, 17th November 1975, lot 130 (one of a pair).
Eskenazi Ltd, London, 25th November 1975, no. 6776 (one of a pair).
Sotheby's London, 7th November 2012, lot 272 (one of a pair).
Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art, Marchant, London, 2013, cat. no. 27 (one of a pair).
《Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art》，馬錢特，倫敦，2013年，編號27（一對之一）
It is rare to find a Yongzheng reign-marked claire-de-lune dish preserved in such pristine condition. Compare a pair of similar dishes from the Zhuyuetang Collection, included in the exhibition Shimmering Colours. Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods: The Zhuyuetang Collection, Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2005, cat. no. 72. The pair to this dish was sold at Christie’s New York, 14th September 2017, lot 743.