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A Doucai 'Mandarin Duck' Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period - Photo Sotheby's

the rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, the exterior painted with mandarin ducks swimming in a pond amidst lotus and aquatic plants, inscribed to the base with a six-character Yongzheng mark within a double-circle. Quantité: 2 - 14.8cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimation: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 1st December 1977, lot 537

EXHIBITED: From the Tang to the Qing: Chinese Ceramics from circa 618-1850 A.D. from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. PeterThompson, Hull University, Hull, 1996, cat. no. 111.

Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics from the Collection of Peter and Nancy Thompson. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com