A pair of wucai 'landscape' barbed-rim saucers, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period (1621-1644)

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Lot 827. A pair of wucai 'landscape' barbed-rim saucers, Ming dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen period (1621-1644). Diameter 6 in., 15 cmEstimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

each base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue (2).

Provenance: Christie’s New York, 19th September 2006, lot 264.
Collection of Roy Louis Byrnes (1924-2019), and thence by descent.

Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative Asian Art, New York, 24 June 2020