Lot 145. A rare iron-red and enamel-decorated dish, Tianqi period (1621-1627); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500. Price Realised USD 1,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
The interior of the dish is decorated with a scene of three boys flying a kite on a bluff, with islands in the background, all in iron red and green, yellow, olive-brown and black glazes, with an apocryphal Chenghua mark on the base, Japanese wood box.
Provenance: Christie's New York, 19 September 2007, lot 285.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020