A blue and white dish Kangxi
Lot 308
A blue and white dish Kangxi
Sold for £3,360 (US$ 5,642) inc. premium
Auction Details
A blue and white dish Kangxi
Lot Details
A blue and white dish
Kangxi
Boldly painted at the centre with a pair of figures on horseback engaged in combat, with two flag-bearers behind, the city walls and the tips of further weapons and flags visible in the background, the foliate rim with composite floral sprays, the base with six-character mark reading Sheng you bao shi ya zhi, 'elegantly made like precious stone for sacred friendship'.
34.8cm (14in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sotheby's London, 3 March 1970, lot 38
    Dr Edward Carew-Shaw, London
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