Lot 3162. Three doucai dishes, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 and 6 5/8 in. (20.1 and 16.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015
Comprising a single dish and a pair. The single dish is decorated on the interior with a double vajra within double circles, and on the exterior with an undulating scroll bearing the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems. The pair is decorated on the interior with a scholar seated beside a table beneath a willow tree in a fenced garden, and on the exterior with bamboo. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base of each of the three dishes.
Provenance: Dr. Ralph W. Chaney (1890-1971) Collection.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza