A pair of small polychrome 'Zhangzhou' 'Shou' dishes, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's.
each painted with a central roundel in underglaze blue with a peach tree forming a stylized shou character, enclosed by red and green enameled pendent tassels alternating with diaper reserves in the cavetto, a chevron border at the rim, the underside with four fish among aquatic plants within a scrolling border, the base with a four character fu gui jia qi mark in underglaze blue, Japanese wood box
Diameter 5 1/2 in,. 14 cm
Sotheby's. Chinese Art through the Eye of Sakamoto Gor – Ceramics, New York, 17 mars 2015, 10:00 AM