A fine blue-glazed saucer, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3061. A fine blue-glazed saucer, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.7 cm., 6 1/4  in. Estimate 130,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 325,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013

the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, applied on the exterior with a rich dark blue glaze suffused with fine bubbles providing a subtle 'orange peel' effect, draining to white at the rim and well controlled around the foot, the interior and the base glazed white, the latter inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within double circles.

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