Lot 3083. A famille rose ruby-back ‘figural’ dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 9 5/8 in. (24.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
The dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a lady reclining on a day bed, beside three boys at play and surrounded by large jars and a pedestal table supporting a vase of flowers. The everted rim is painted with floral sprays and the exterior is covered with ruby enamel.
Provenance: Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 2007
Popowich Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 27 November 2019