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A Qianlong mark and period saucer dish. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆 Qianlong Period (1736-1795) © 2000-2010 teadust.com

the shallow sides rising to an everted rim raised on a high ring foot. The exterior and interior are covered in a rich copper red glaze suffused with large craquelure. On some of the crackled lines copper has randomly migrated and fired a deeper hue creating an impromptu design. This unusual phenomenon occurs in the center of the dish and in the cavetto and on the reverse. The bottom of the dish is glazed white and in the center is a zhuanshu seal mark of the Qianlong Emperor in underglaze blue. Diameter: 7 1/8" (18.1cm). Condition: Excellent, dish is slightly warped, no chips, cracks or restoration. Price on application

Provenance:  Vermeer & Griggs Collection No. 714

Vermeer & Griggs Asian Art 3705 New Macland Road, Suite 200-312,  Powder Springs, Georgia 30127-1966. Tel: (770) 222-8529 - info@teadust.com or info@vermeer-griggs.

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A Qianlong mark and period saucer dish (details). 清代 Qing Dynasty, 乾隆 Qianlong Period (1736-1795) © 2000-2010 teadust.com