Lot 3302
  • 3302

A RARE DOUCAI 'IMMORTALS' DISH MARK AND PERIOD OF YONGZHENG |

Estimate
1,200,000 - 1,600,000 HKD
Sold
1,500,000 HKD
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Description

well potted with shallow rounded sides resting on a gently tapered foot, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a celestial scene of four Daoist immortals en route to the palace of the Isles of the Blessed emerging from multi-coloured clouds, depicting Xi Wangmu, the Queen Mother of the West, standing on stylised iron-red cloud swirls, with an attendant behind her, and the Three Star Gods similarly gathered and standing on cloud swirls below, all against tempestuous waves, the ethereal scene further adorned with two cranes in flight, the reverse superbly painted in iron red with bats soaring amidst ruyi clouds, against densely rendered green-enamelled waves outlined in underglaze blue and interrupted with jagged rockwork, the base centred with a six-character reign mark within a double circle
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