Lot 10. A rare doucai 'mythical horse' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within a double-circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,615 - USD 31,025). Price Realised GBP 149,000 (USD 184,909). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
The dish is painted with a mythical horse supporting a ribboned book on a saddle cloth, galloping over waves beside rocks. The exterior is decorated with further waves and rocks. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street