A yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505)

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Lot 154. A yellow-glazed dish, Hongzhi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1488-1505); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm) diamEstimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The finely potted dish with rounded sides and a slightly everted rim is covered inside and out with a glaze of soft yellow tone.

Provenance: Acquired in Germany before 1989.

Literature: Dr. Gunhild Gabbert Avitabile, Die Ware aus dem Teufelsland, Chinesische und japanische Cloisonné  und Champlevé-Arbeiten von 1400 bis 1900, Germany, 1981, p. 62, cat. no. 17.

Note: A similar example is illustrated in Avitabile, Die Ware aus dem Teufelsland: Chinesische und japanische Cloisonné - und - Champlevé Arbeiten von 1400 bis 1900, no. 17, p. 62-3; and Lin, Chinese Incense Burners: Collection of Steven Hung and Lindy Chern, no. 13, p. 45.

Christie's. Important Chinese Art, London, 3 November 2020