Lot 3242. A fine pair of blue and white saucers, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 14.3 by 33.5 cm., 5 5/8 by 13 1/4 in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD (17,614 — 24,464 EUR). Lot sold 400,000 HKD (39,143 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.
each finely painted on the interior with a central stylized foliate shou character within double line borders and five similar characters around the cavetto, the exterior with a band of interlocking 'C' scrolls at the base and 'C' and dot motifs around the rim, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Hong Kong, 04 Apr 2012