Lot 255. A blue and white 'immortals' bowl , Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 in. (15.1 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The bowl is decorated to the exterior with the Eight Immortals each holding their respective attributes and standing on scrolling ruyi-shaped clouds. The interior is decorated with a roundel enclosing the Three Star Gods, Fulushou, below a pine tree.
Provenance: Christie's London, 15 May 2007, lot 271.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2018