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Lot 320. A blue and white Shou-character saucer dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 5,760. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.

With shallow rounded sides, the interior decorated in the center with a lotus spray surrounded by eight shou characters supported on lotus scroll, the exterior with two vignettes of bamboo, lingzhi and grassy mounds.

Provenance: Christie's, New York, 27 November 1991, lot 388

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 22 March 2007