A fine yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

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Lot 67. A fine yellow-glazed saucer-dish, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period; 22.2cm (8in) diam. Sold for HK$ 565,000 (€ 59,715). © Bonhams.

The shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot, luxuriously covered in a rich egg-yolk-yellow glaze, the base with a six-character kaishu mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle, box.

Provenance: Sotheby's London, 11 May 2011, lot 215
A distinguished Asian private collection.

Note : Compare two closely related yellow-glazed dishes, Jiajing marks and period, from the Sir Percival David collection in the British Museum, London, published by M.Medley, Illustrated Catalogue of Ming and Ch'ing Monochrome, London, 1973, pls.537 and A580. See another similar Jiajing mark and period dish from the Cunliffe collection, which was sold at Bonhams London, 11 November 2002, lot 79.

BonhamsFine Chinese Art. Introducing Beauty and Beyond: Women in Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 May 2021.