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MING PORCELAIN. TIANQI or CHONGZHEN c.1620 - 1640 Transitional Porcelain A Ming Blue and White Ko-Sometsuke Porcelain Dish, Tianqi (1621-1627) or Chongzhen (1627-1644). Decorated with a Door Leading into a Court Yard with a Scholar Desk (a Brushpot is on the table) a Scholar`s Rock and Banana Plants. The Cavetto Painted with a Meandering Lotus Scroll in White Against a Blue Background. The Rim with a `Greek Key` Border.

A Transitional Blue and White Porcelain Dish, Shunzhi or Early Kangxi c.1650 - 1670. This Sturdily Potted Shallow Dish has its Rim Dressed with a Pale Brown Iron-Oxide. To the Left is a Rock, Sometimes Referred to as a Scholars Rock and to the Right a Large Leaf with a Two Line Poem Written in White Against Blue. The Base with a Four Character Mark Which can be Translated as "Studio Where Flowers Grow From The Tip Of The Brush" .

A Ming Blue and White Ko-Sometsuke Porcelain Dish, Tianqi (1621-1627) or Chongzhen (1627-1644). Decorated with a Door Leading into a Court Yard with a Scholar Desk (a Brushpot is on the table) a Scholar`s Rock and Banana Plants. The Cavetto Painted with a Meandering Lotus Scroll in White Against a Blue Background. The Rim with a `Greek Key` Border.

A Transitional Porcelain Dish for the Japanese Market, Tianqi or Chongzhen c.1620-1640. Decorated with a Bird on a Branch of a Tree Peony Next to a Scholars Rock.

A Transitional Porcelain Dish for the Japanese Market, Tianqi or Chongzhen c.1620-1640. Decorated with a Bird on a Branch of a Tree Peony Next to a Scholars Rock.