Lot 1174. A rare pair of blue and white dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diamEstimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012

Each shallow dish is painted on the interior in the Kangxi style with a lady in a pavilion watching a small boy at play. The exterior is decorated with four carp leaping above rolling waves.

Provenance: Christie's New York, 4 February 1979, lot 58.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza