A blue and white 'peach' dish Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Lot 48
A blue and white 'peach' dish
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 50,424) inc. premium
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A blue and white 'peach' dish Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period A blue and white 'peach' dish Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
Lot Details
The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
A blue and white 'peach' dish
Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period
The interior delicately painted with a double-fruiting foliate spray of peach in the centre surrounded by four further groups of peach amid stylised foliate scrolls, all against a carefully-delineated trellis, the exterior with an unusual band of trellis-like decoration between borders of leiwen and stylised ruyi head alternating with dots. 21cm (8¼in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    清雍正 青花錦桃紋盤 青花「大清雍正年製」楷書款

    來源: 意大利私人收藏

    For a very similar dish, Yongzheng mark and period, but smaller (11.4cm diam.), in the Nanjing Museum, see Treasures in the Royalty: The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.175. Compare also a slightly smaller dish with a very similar design, also Yongzheng mark and period, but finished with a bright lemon glaze, illustrated by J.Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol.2, Geneva, 1999, no.A.579, pl.214.
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