Lot 21: Elegant Ming Dynasty Xuande Period Sapphire Blue Plate with Floral Motif
October 29, 2016
Kowloon, Hong KongLive Auction
Description: This is an elegant Xuande Period (1426-1435) charger with sapphire blue background and reverse white floral motifs. The rim has six character mark meaning 'Made in Xuande Period of Great Ming'. Sapphire blue is similar to underglaze blue by using cobalt but more difficult to achieve.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: Diameter 15 3/4 in., H 2 1/2 in.