London, South Kensington
13 May 2016
A DOUCAI 'DUCK AND LOTUS POND' DISH
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The dish is decorated to both sides with a mandarin duck and lotus pond design with a band of dragons pursuing the flaming pearl encircling the rim of the exterior.
6 7/8 in. (17.6 cm.) diam.
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A comparable example was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th October 2013, Lot 3053.
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