049N09007_6ZCNR

051N09007_6ZCNR

A blue and white 'Immortals' small dish, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's

painted to the exterior with the Eight Immortals, each deity holding an identifying attribute surrounded by stylized waves, the center with the Three Star Gods, Fuxing, Luxing and Shoulao seated beneath an arching pine tree, all beneath double rings around the rim, Dun mu tang zhi (Made for the Cordial and Friendly Hall) mark in underglaze blue within a double square. Diameter 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD 

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 sept. 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com