Lot 381. A large underglaze blue and copper-red 'Fish' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 14 in., 35.5 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Lot sold 68,750 USD. © Sotheby's
the rounded sides rising to an everted rim, boldly painted to the interior with a lively auspicious scene of crustaceans and fish amidst water weed, the exterior and base unadorned, the channel foot unglazed, coll. no. 286.
The Jie Rui Tang Collection.
Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 2002
Exhibited: The Art of the Qing Potter, Important Chinese Export Porcelain, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 1997, cat. no. 13.
Literature: Jeffrey P. Stamen and Cynthia Volk with Yibin Ni, A Culture Revealed: Kangxi-era Chinese Porcelain from the Jie Rui Tang Collection, Bruges, 2017, pl. 68.