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A FINE MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SAUCER-DISH THREE FRIENDS OF WINTER, CHINA, 18TH CENTURY, APOCRYPHAL MARK XUANDE
Painted to the central roundel with The three friends of winter, bamboo, pine and prunus beside a rock formation, lingzhi and clumps of grass, within a double line around the well and flaring rim, the exterior painted with a widen version of 'the three friends of winter' decoration of the interior, within double lines below the rim and foot, the recessed base with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue. In very good condition, very minor wear on the surface.
17,9 cm diam., 3,8 cm high,
Estimate € 1,500 - 2,000
Provenance: from a private mansion in Rome