A large blue and white dish Jiajing six-character mark and of the period
Lot 1149
A large blue and white dish Jiajing six-character mark and of the period
Sold for HK$ 504,000 (US$ 64,983) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large blue and white dish
Jiajing six-character mark and of the period
Centrally painted in violet-blue with an extensive roundel of leafy blossoming foliage, the wide border with four long sprays variously of pomegranate, peach, chrysanthemum and peony, the underside with three large upright clusters of the auspicious 'Three Friends of Winter', pine, prunus and bamboo, box.
49cm (19½in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of Jack Chia, Singapore.
    Christie's London, 17 June 2003, lot 27.

    A related dish is illustrated by J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, p.277, fig.9:27, where the author notes that the style of floral decoration follows early Ming porcelain design, and compares the horizontal cyclical mark to Xuande marked precedents.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the photo of the mark in the print catalog is incorrect. The correct mark and period of this piece is indeed Jiajing as noted in the description.
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