Lot 274. A rare celadon-glazed saucer dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). 6 3/8. in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000. Price realised GBP 17,500. © Christies Images Ltd 2017
The finely potted dish is carved to the exterior with archaistic bats, above a band of ruyi-heads enclosing the foot rim. The exterior is covered in an even pale bluish-green glaze.
Provenance: From a private American collection.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London