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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A DOUCAI 'PEACH' DISH
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The dish is decorated on the interior with a central medallion of a flowering branch bearing a peach enclosing a shou character, with four similar peaches borne on the surrounding leafy scroll. The exterior is decorated with four detached iron-red lingzhi sprays.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.
Sotheby's London, 10 December 1991, lot 321.
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