Lot 27. Two Doucai 'Romance of the West Chamber' dishes, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). The larger 26.3 cm. 10 1/4 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
each painted to the interior with scenes from the Romance of the West Chamber, one with Yingying and Hongniang in a garden listening to Zhang Sheng playing the qin outside the walls, the other with four figures in a fenced garden.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019