9 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 3,000
A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' BOWL
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Immortals at leisure beneath trees, observed by Shoulao from above. The interior is decorated with a central roundel enclosing a figure beside pine in a mountainous landscape. There is a mark to the base reading yingde xuan bo gu zhi.
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.)
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The mark to the base can be translated as 'Treasured Antique' made by the Pavilion of Deserving Virtue.
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