Property from Various Owners
A group of three blue and white export porcelain dishes
Chenghua marks, 18th century
The first depicting two beauties before a man playing the qin, the rim flange displaying four of the Eight Buddhist Treasures in reserve within a geometric diaper border; the pair decorated with an interior scene surrounded by a repetitive diaper border with four cartouches containing peaches, each bearing a six-character mark inscribed within three concentric rings (chips, hairline cracks).
11 1/2 and 10 1/2in (29 and 26.5cm) diameter