Lot 1796. A famille rose shallow dish, the porcelain with Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
Of shallow form with slightly everted rim, later enameled with a scene of bees in flight amidst blossoming and fruiting pomegranate branches that continue over the rim onto the exterior.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011