18 June 2002
A BLUE AND WHITE 'PEACHES' DISH
Underglaze-blue Yongzheng six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1723-35)
With rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the interior painted with geometric scrolls and peaches issuing from ruyi heads, the exterior with geometric patterns between 'C'-scrolls around the rim and key-pattern around the base
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diam.
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