Lot 3639. A pair of blue and white 'Immortals' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 10.9 cm, 4 1/4 in.. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD (27,372 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
each decorated in shades of blue around the exterior with the ‘Eight Immortals’, each rendered holding their respective attribute and supported on ruyi clouds above a wavy sea, the interior with a medallion enclosing three immortals including Shoulao holding a peach, the upper half of the medallion bordered with pine blossoms borne on an overhanging tree, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark.