Lot 450. A blue and white 'Sense of smell' dish, Kangxi mark, circa 1700; 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. Price realised US$9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
With French court figures on a terrace, a servant bringing them blooms to smell, six-character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue and of the period.
Provenance: The Mottahedeh Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 30 January 1985, lot 24.
With Hancock, St. James', London
The Ionides Collection; Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1963, lot 15 (one of a pair)..
The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection.
Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019