Lot 836. A wucai 'carp' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
Decorated in the center of the interior with a roundel of two iron-red carp, leaping and swimming amidst aquatic plants within a border of six carp swimming amidst scattered blossoms and waterweeds, with six further carp above waves on the exterior.
Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990.