Lot 3589. A Fine Pair Of Blue-Glazed Dishes, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 12cm. Sold for HKD 312,000/USD 40,000 (Estimate HKD 220,000 - 280,000/USD 28,205 - 35,897). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited

Each dish is potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim and the white base is inscribed with a six-character Qianlong seal mark. Both of the dishes are applied overall with a rich and even blue glaze, saving for the unglazed footring.

Provenance: The Meiyitang Collection.

Literature: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 2, London, 1994-2010, p.190, no.838.

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