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Lot 3233. A rare anhua-decorated white-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam., boxEstimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

The dish is decorated in low relief with a pair of confronted dragons with trifurcated tails forming a medallion in the center of the interior and with two more striding around the exterior, all under a translucent white glaze.

ProvenanceA Connecticut private collection
Sold at Christie’s New York, 19 March 2008, lot 635.

Note: Compare the virtually identical Yongzheng-marked dish of the same size in the Zhuyuetang Collection illustrated in Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods, Hong Kong, 2005, p. 81, no. 24.

Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 may - 11 june 2021