Lot 3197. A large blue and white 'Lotus' Dish, Kangxi six-character mark within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722); 15 in. (38 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010.
With shallow gently rising sides and slightly flared rims, boldly painted in a vibrant blue with large lotus flowers and scrolling foliage, the exterior similarly decorated.
Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hoover
The Tsui Musem of Art, Hong Kong
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 1 December 2010, Hong Kong