12 May 2009,
Price realised GBP 18,750
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
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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