A rare blue and white dish Longqing four-character mark and of the period
Lot 217
A rare blue and white dish Longqing four-character mark and of the period
HK$ 60,000 - 80,000
US$ 7,700 - 10,000
amended
Lot Details
A rare blue and white dish
Longqing four-character mark and of the period
The centre painted with a scene of two birds and an egret in a landscape with water reeds, a tree and lingzhi fungus, the design outlined in blue and filled with wash, the plain cavetto raising to an angled flange rendered with a key-fret border, the base inscribed with four-character mark alongside a circle of dots.
14.6cm (5 3/4in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the Riesco collection
    Illustrated:
    Garner, Chinese Blue and White Porcelain: 14th to 19th Centuries, The Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 1954, number 205

    For similar mark and period dishes in the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Feng and Chen, Blue and White Porcelain of Ming and Qing Dynasties, Beijing, 2000, no. 80, p. 121; for a similar piece in the Percival David Foundation, see Scott and Kerr, Ceramic Evolution in the Middle Ming Period, London, 1994, no. 54.

    明隆慶 青花鳥紋碟 《隆慶年製》款

Saleroom notices

  • Estimate should read: HK$60,000-80,000
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