Lot 6. A pair of doucai 'Lotus Pond' dishes, 18th century, 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 1,500 - 2,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
It is decorated to the interior with a central roundel enclosing a mandarin duck swimming and another one flying across a pond with blossoming lotus flowers, surrounded by a band of lancascript at the rim. The exterior is decorated with a similar continuous scene.
Provenance: From a German family collection, acquired in Munich the 1960s.
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