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Lot 208. A 'clair-de-lune'-glazed saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 5¼ in., 13.3 cmLot sold: 44,100USD (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022

the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square.

Property from an Important American Private Collection.

Provenance: Collection of R.B. Caldwell, Dallas, Texas.
Christie's New York, 22nd March 1999, lot 322.

Note: Compare a pair of similar dishes from the Zhuyuetang Collection, included in the exhibition Shimmering Colours. Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods: The Zhuyuetang Collection, Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2005, cat. no. 72. Another pair, originally sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 17th November 1975, lot 130 and included in the exhibition Imperial Chinese Porcelain, Ceramics and Works of Art, Marchant, London, 2013, cat. no 27, was subsequently sold separately, the first at Christie's New York, 14th September 2017, lot 732 and the second in our Hong Kong rooms, 29th April 2022, lot 3501. 

 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022