London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND RED BOWL, 18TH CENTURY
painted in blue to the exterior with the eight Immortals with their various attributes upon a red foaming wave ground, the interior well depicting Shoulao with staff and friendly deer standing upon a similar ground and amongst blue scrollings clouds, Xuande underglaze blue six-character mark to base -- 8¾in. (22.4cm.) diam. approx.
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