Lot 3138. A Qingbai carved 'Boy and Lotus' floral-lobed dish, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 33,676 - USD 51,809). Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
The dish is carved to the interior with three boys amidst stalks of lotus, covered overall with a clear glaze of pale aquamarine tone with the exception of the centre of the base, box.
Literature: Tan Dan-jiong, History of Chinese Ceramics, vol. 2, Taipei, 1985, p. 479
Exhibited: Chugoku meito ten: Chugoku toji 2000-nen no seika (Exhibition of Chinese Pottery: Two Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics), Tokyo, 1992, no. 48
Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall