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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' DISH

    SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-61)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'IMMORTALS' DISH
    SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-61)
    Painted in varying shades of cobalt blue with the Eight Daoist Immortals in celebration of Shoulao's birthday in a rocky riverscape below a large pine tree, the base with a four-character hallmark within a double circle, which reads yu tang jia qi (beautiful vessel for the Jade Hall)
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam.


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    An identical dish is in the Ariane Museum, Geneva.

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