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Five famille verte powder-blue-ground saucer dishes Kangxi

The first centred with an octagonal panel enclosing two ladies, with four lobed and fan-shaped panels at the rim, alternately enclosing mythical beasts and prunus blossoms (tiny rim crack, slightly chipped), 25.2cm (10in) diameter.; together with four other saucer dishes, each painted with famille verte enamels and with powder-blue ground heightened with gilding the largest 22.2cm (8¾in) diameter. (one with star crack, one restored, and one chipped). (5). Sold for £1,800

Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)