Lot 284. A rare white-glazed 'Anhua' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 7 7/8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Photo Sotheby's.
the shallow rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, the sides delicately incised with two pairs of dragon and phoenix, covered overall with a luminous and fine white glaze, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle.
Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries Inc., New York, 1980s
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of Art New York, 17 march 2015, 02:00 PM