A rare turquoise-enamelled chrysanthemum dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

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Lot 3077. A rare turquoise-enamelled chrysanthemum dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17.8 cm., 7 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013

evenly potted with narrow fluted sides and pointed tips resembling the petals of a chrysanthemum flower, radiating around a slightly recessed centre and continuing on the exterior across the short straight foot, richly applied overall with an opaque turquoise enamel, the base and the interior of the foot similarly dressed in turquoise, save for the footring and a six-character reign mark inscribed in underglaze blue and reserved in white within double circles.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Hong Kong, 08 april 2013