9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A famille rose dish, 20th century
decorated with the Eight Immortals sailing on a gnarled wood raft towards a pavilion with dignitaries and boys under a willow tree amidst rockwork with cranes, with two figures on an island bating carp, all below immortals, musicians and a boy amidst clouds, with a wan and floral patterns below the rim on the interior and exterior, iron-red and gilt six character Qianlong seal mark -- 10 5/16in. (26.2cm.) diam.
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