A wucai dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

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Lot 66. A wucai dish, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620), 20.5 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. © Sotheby's.

the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing two immortals in a garden, encircled in the well by eight shou characters supported on a leafy lingzhi meander, the exterior with eight floral sprays, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze-blue.

Provenance: Hotel Drouot, Paris, 26th March 2008.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017, 11:00 AM