Lot 215. A blue and white 'Landscape' dish, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722); 16.9cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. © Sotheby's.

the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, vividly painted to the interior in the style of the Master of the Rocks, depicting a sampan boat journeying across a river landscape flanked by rocky mountains, cottages and trees, the exterior with sprigs of bamboo, the base inscribed with an apocryphal Jiajing mark.

Provenance: Marchant Ltd., London, 15th May 1997.
A Swedish Private Collection.
B.J.H. Collection (according to label).

ExhibitedExhibition of Seventeenth-Century Blue and White and Copper-Red and Their Predecessors, Marchant Ltd., London, 1997, no. 52.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 may 2014