Grand plat en porcelaine de type 'Zhangzhou', Chine, dynastie Ming, XVIIème siècle. Estimate €6,000 – €8,000 ($6,685 - $8,913). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
The deep dish is decorated in shades of turquoise, green and iron-red to depict birds flying amidst chrysanthemum, surrounded by two dragons in the cavetto. 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.) diam.
Provenance: From a private Japanese collection
Note: Compare this to a similar dish in the Franks collection, illustrated by Jessica Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, London, 2001, no.11:164, p. 338.
A LARGE ZHANGZHOU-TYPE CIRCULAR DISH, CHINA, MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Christie's. ART D'ASIE, 9 June 2015, Paris