A pair of blue and white saucer dishes Kangxi
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A pair of blue and white saucer dishes Kangxi
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A pair of blue and white saucer dishes Kangxi A pair of blue and white saucer dishes Kangxi
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A pair of blue and white saucer dishes
Kangxi
Each painted with five medallions enclosing pairs of birds amidst segmented florets reserved on a blue ground, all enclosed by a band of scrollwork and lotus blossoms at the rim, the bases with six-character marks reading 'yi you ding yu ya zhi'.
15.2cm (6in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Compare an almost identical pair of saucer dishes in the Meiyintang Collection, previously in the E.T.Chow Collection, bearing the same rare six-character commendation mark, where two suggestions for its translation are noted: 'Finely made like tripods and jades, for a beneficial friend' and 'Finely made by/for the Halls of the Beneficial Friend and the Tripod and Jade': see R.Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, Vol.II, London, 1994, pp.122-123, fig.748.
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