Lot 3132. A coral red-glazed 'Lingzhi' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD (17,652 EUR). Photo Sotheby's
delicately potted with rounded sides resting on a slightly tapered foot, the interior decorated with a medallion enclosing an iron-red sprig issuing delicate leaves and eight lingzhi blossoms, all within an underglaze-blue double-line border around the medallion and repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated with an iron-red leafy meandering lingzhi scroll below an underglaze-blue double-line bordering the rim, the foot with a key-fret band, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark.
Exhibited: Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1977, cat. no. 78.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2014