Lot 117. A large Ming-style blue and white dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 34.5cm., 13 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's

painted to the interior with a central medallion of three cranes amongst swirling clouds around three centrally placed peaches, with a similar design to the well, below a thin classic scroll band at the rim.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.