Lot 1036
A Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Saucer Dish with Grasshopper
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Ming dynasty, probably Wanli period, early 17th century, porcelain saucer dish hand painted in underglaze blue with auspicious treasures and pearls in double ringed medallions, the central scene has a grasshopper seated on a rock with flora and grasses surrounding it, underside is glazed with thick pitted white and kiln grit to foot rim edges.

1 1/4 in., 6 in. diameter

Collection of David C. Lindeman, Fearrington Village, North Carolina

Good estate condition; glaze has yellow to exterior, perhaps restoration; some nicks and fritting to rim perhaps from a previous rim cover fitting.