A fine pair of wucai dishes with foliate design, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

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Lot 3138. A fine pair of wucai dishes with foliate design, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 21 cm., 8 1/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013

each with rounded sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, finely decorated on the interior in the wucaipalette with two addorsed crenulated 'C'-shaped foliate scrolls centred on a post issuing green leaves, all enclosed with double lines repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated with detached strapwork motifs repeated in pairs, alternating with leafy scrolls suspending trefoils, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Hong Kong, 08 april 2013