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A BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS POND' SAUCER DISH MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG

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PERIOD: 18th century

A BLUE AND WHITE 'LOTUS POND' SAUCER DISH MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG the shallow well potted sides springing from a countersunk base enclosed by an unglazed footring, finely painted with soft washes of cobalt-blue within pencilled borders, the centre with a medallion enclosing a pair of mandarin ducks swimming amidst lotus flower pads and slender aquatic grasses, the underside with a matching frieze of four ducks swimming across gently rippling water between lotus sprays, all below a band of six dragons pursuing 'flaming pearls' at the rim, the base inscribed with the six-character mark within double circles

PRIX: $50000

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