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Lot 2930. A pair of doucai ‘peach’ dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 5 7⁄8 in. (15 in.) diam. Price realised HKD 750,000 (Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000). © Christie's 2021

Each dish is finely potted and decorated to the centre with a blossoming branch bearing two peaches amid rocks and bamboo, accompanied by a pair of butterflies, all encircled by a wide border similarly decorated with further flowering peach sprays and two pairs of butterflies.

Provenance: Sold at Bonhams London, 17 May 2012, lot 341.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 3 Dec 2021