27 May 2008,
Price Realised HKD 187,500
Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000
A FINE DOUCAI 'ANBAXIAN' OGEE DISH
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
Painted and enamelled to the sunken interior medallion with a full-faced flower-head encircled by four peaches and stylised lotus-blossom scrolls, the rounded flaring rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied to flower sprays with fluttering ribbons, the exterior with exotic blooms on a foliate scroll above a band of colourful ruyi heads around the foot
8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. box
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 19 March 1991, lot 598.
A Qianlong dish of this pattern was included in Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1977, and illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 83.
THE PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR