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.

ProvenanceChait 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