A yellow-glazed saucer dish, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 22. A yellow-glazed saucer dish, underglaze-blue Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diamEstimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 5,975. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004

With shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a flaring rim, covered in a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze with fine streaks thinning slightly to paler tones towards the rim, and stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white

Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 107

Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June 2004