Lot 321. A famille rose coral-ground dish, 18th century; 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 39,240 - USD 65,400). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.
The dish is decorated on the exterior with four foliate medallions variously enclosing blossoming lotus, peonies and chrysanthemums on a yellow ground, all reserved on a coral-red ground embellished with further lotus heads on scrolling foliage. The interior is decorated with a central iron-red shou medallion.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, 5 December 1995, lot 448.
Note: A pair of Qianlong period famille rose coral-ground dishes with a closely related design and with Caixiutang zhi hall marks were sold at Christie's New York, 22-23 March 2012, lot 2040.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019