Lot 221. A blue and white 'Floral' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38.4cm., 15 1/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. © Sotheby's.

the rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted rim, painted to the interior with a central floral roundel encircled by radiating petal lappets each enclosing a leafy floral spray, the rim similarly decorated, painted with floral branches to the exterior, the base with a stylised shou character within a double-circle.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 may 2014