Lot 1024. A blue and white molded dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 8 1/8 in., 20.6 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $1,875. © Sotheby's
the cavetto molded with lobed and arched reserves below a scalloped rim, a central roundel painted to the interior with a scene of Cui Yingying and her attendant Hong Niang from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark.
Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York.
Collection of Benno Schmidt, Sr., and thence by descent.