Lot 159. A small yellow-enamelled saucer dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diam. Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000 (USD 6,515 - USD 10,424). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
The dish is of ogee form and it is modelled with shallow sides flaring towards the rim and supported on a short ring foot. The interior and exterior are covered with enamel of bright yellow tone and the base is applied with a transparent glaze.
Provenance: Private English Collection, formerly in a private collection in France, most of which was purchased in Paris during the 1960s and 1970s, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019