Lot 3644. A fine blue and white 'Eight Immortals' dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 14.9 cm, 5 7/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 475,000 HKD (61,185 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the rounded sides supported on a straight foot, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones on the exterior with a frieze depicting the Eight Immortals holding their respective attributes in a garden landscape, the interior with a central medallion enclosing Shoulao seated beside a deer, with a boy holding his staff standing behind him under a bushy pine tree, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 11th September 2012, lot 289.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2019