A blue and white saucer, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

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Lot 28. A blue and white saucer, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 16 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (3,502 - 5,837 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.

painted to the interior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a medallion enclosing a maiden and a young boy watching a fish leap from a pond, the exterior with three fish leaping from a band of foaming waves, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue.

Provenance: Antoine Lebel, Brussels (according to label). 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019, 10:30 AM