21 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
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YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
Delicately painted with a young scholar on a pale pink pony, his attendant following with a book and wrapped qin suspended from a pole, at his sides two elegant ladies, the borders blue enamel, pale green trellis and pink cell diapers with cartouches of fruit and flowers alternating with shou characters
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam.
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