Lot 455. A rare doucai 'Immortal' saucer dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.2 cm, 6 in Estimate HKD 200,000 — 300,000. Lot Sold 1,025,000 HKD. © Sotheby's.
the interior depicting Dongfang Shuo carrying a peach of immortality flanked by a crane and an acolyte carrying a double gourd issuing a spray of vapour with two bats hovering by, all beneath a willow tree, the exterior decorated with two detached branches of bamboo and lingzhi issuing from jagged rocks.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, 29th February 1972, lot 248.
Hugh Moss Ltd, London
Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019