Refined gathering II—selection of marchant and Japanese collection of ming porcelain

5356 | Zhengtong period,(1436-1449 AD) A RARE BLUE AND WHITE‘LOTUS’PLATE

A RARE BLUE AND WHITE‘LOTUS’PLATE

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Size: D22.4cm

Signed and dated: Zhengtong period,(1436-1449 AD)

Estimate: No Reserve

Final Price: RMB 650,000

Published
• Marchant in exhibition of Chinese Ceramics Tang to Qing,2014,no.11,pp. 22/3

PROVENANCE
• From the collection of Sir George Labouchere of Dudmaston Hall,Shropshire,England (1905-1999)Sir George Labouchere was a counsellor in Nanjing serving in the foreign office from 1946 to 1948 and was also British ambassador to
• Belgium from 1955 to 1960 and to Spain from 1960 to 1966 Christie’s London,11th May 2010,no.231
• The S Marchant & Son,no.S2170

A blue and white saucer dish,pan,with gently flared rim painted in the centre with a lotus bouquet consisting of central flowerhead,leaves,a bud,a pod and arrow heads,all tied with a ribbon above,stylised water,within a double ring encircled by a geometric cross-hatch,design at the rim,the underside decorated with the eight Buddhist emblems,ba bao’each supported by a flowerhead on a continuous scrolling branch with leaves and between double rings.