Lot 1347. A pair of blue-glazed dishes, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 5/8 in. (16 cm.) diamEstimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.

Each has shallow, rounded sides that flare slightly at the rim, and are covered on the exterior with a glaze of deep cobalt-blue tone, in contrast to the white interior.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of ArtNew York, 19 - 20 September 2013