Lot 3662. A rare reverse-decorated blue-ground 'Fish' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 18.7 cm, 7 3/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD (32,203 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a carp and a mandarin fish swimming amongst clumps of lotus and water weeds, the exterior similarly rendered with four fish alternating with lotus leaves, pods and blooms, all reserved against a rich cobalt-blue ground, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle.