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A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty

Painted with a bucholic scene of islands with pagodas, the rim with phoenix amidst lotus, the exterior with small birds perched on branches 17½ in. (44 cm.) diam. Estimate £2 000- £3000 - Price Realized £6 875.

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With rounded sides and flattened rim, painted with bands of ruyi-heads, fruits, flowers and precious objects. 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam. Estimate £1 000- £1 500 - Price Realized £2 375.

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A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty

Painted with figures and cranes in river scenes. 13¾ in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate £1 500- £2 000 - Price Realized £1 500.

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A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty

Painted with a pair of birds amongst leafy peony sprays and perched on blossoming branches, underglaze blue sealmark to base. 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) diam. Estimate £800- £1 200 - Price Realized £1 125.

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63. A chinese large blue and white ewer. Late Ming dynasty.
With an elongate loop handle and sinuous spout, painted with bands of leafy flower sprays. 7 3/8 in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate £200- £300 - Price Realized £525.

64. A chinese large blue and white bowl. Late Ming dynasty.
Painted with scrolling lotus motifs. 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Estimate £400- £600 - Price Realized £400.

Christie's. Le Grand Goût- A Private European Collection. 17 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com

A chinese large blue and white dish. Late Ming dynasty