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A matched  pair of blue and white dishes, Ming dynasty, Wanli period. Estimate 6,0008,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s

each with rounded sides supported on a tapered foot, the interior painted with a central medallion variously enclosing a riverside landscape with steep mountains and pagodas, all encircled by shaped floral cartouches reserved on a diaper band, the exterior with birds perched on overhanging floral branches above a band of swirls. Quantité: 2 – 34.5cm., 13 5/8 in.

PROVENANCE: A French Private Collection.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM