Lot 3035. A rare large blue and white 'bajixiang' dish, Yongzheng six character mark in underglaze blue with a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018
The heavily potted dish is painted in vibrant blue tones in the centre with a stylised flower-head below the well decorated with lotus scroll bearing eight flowers, each positioned below one of the Eight Buddhist Emblems, all beneath a wave border on the flat rim. The exterior is decorated with six flowering and fruiting branches.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018