Lot 3059. A yellow-glazed dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521); 20.8 cm., 8 1/4 in. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,060,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013
the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot and undercut footring to an everted rim, with a shallow recess on the interior, covered overall with a warm straw-yellow glaze slightly pooling to a darker tone on one side of the rim, the slightly convex base reserved in white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within double circles.