Yellow-glazed Dish, China, Ming dynasty, the shallow, rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a flaring rim, the rich egg-yolk color glaze thinning toward the rim, six-character Jiajing mark within a double ring in underglaze blue on the base, dia. 8 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of a New England gentleman.
one-inch hairline crack to mouth rim, surface wear with scratches particularly to the interior, potting flaws to foot rim, minor glazing flaws with pockmarks.
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