THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE SAUCER DISH
KANGXI MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD
The shallow, rounded sides decorated on the interior with a scrolling, leafy tendril bearing eight lotus blossoms, a shou character rising from each, surrounding a central foliate spray, with two vignettes of windswept bamboo, grass and lingzhi fungus on the exterior, all in soft underglaze blue within single and double-line borders--6 3/8 in. (6.2cm.) diam.