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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 4 April 2012
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A FINE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FLORAL SCROLL' DISH MING DYNASTY, YONGLE...

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Estimate: HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000
ca. US$386,493 - US$644,155
Price realised:  HK$3,620,000
ca. US$466,368
Lot number 3152, Views: 40

A FINE LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'FLORAL SCROLL' DISH MING DYNASTY, YONGLE PERIOD well potted with round sides raised on a tapered low foot, the interior centred with a large lush medallion of peony, mallow and tea blossoms borne on foliate scrolls, encircled on the cavetto by a continuous scroll with a variety of flowers including peony, camellia, chrysanthemum and lotus, all within a border of cresting waves on the everted rim, the exterior similarly decorated with a composite floral scroll beneath a plain rim, all painted in strong tones of cobalt blue with 'heaping and piling' effect, the base and footring left unglazed 40.5 cm., 16 in.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 4 Apr 2012
Address: Sotheby's
Hong Kong