A fine and rare doucai 'immortals' dish, Qing dynasty, Kangxi / Yongzheng period | 清康熙 / 雍正 鬥彩壽老觀卷圖盤
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A fine and rare doucai 'immortals' dish
Qing dynasty, Kangxi / Yongzheng period
清康熙 / 雍正 鬥彩壽老觀卷圖盤
delicately painted with a central medallion depicting Shoulao seated atop a rock reading a scroll, a pine tree stretching overhead and an attendant preparing incense in the foreground, the cavetto encircled by the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' entwined in a foliate scroll, the exterior with a continuous frieze depicting the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' in a riverscape, the base centered with an iron-red roundel of a crane bearing a peach bough in its beak
Diameter 6 in., 15.3 cm
A minute flake to the foot. The base with a few small firing imperfections including firing tears.
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Collection of Commander F. Warrington-Strong.
Sotheby's London, 23rd May 1972, lot 173.
Sotheby's London, 8th-9th July 1974, lot 434.
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 11th August 1975.
Collection of Frederick Knight.
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 13th October 1982.
Collection of Chia-Shi Lin (1930-2020), and thence by descent.
F. Warrington-Strong 指揮官收藏
Bluett & Sons Ltd.，倫敦，1975年8月11日
Frederick Knight 收藏
Bluett & Sons Ltd.，倫敦，1982年10月13日
林教授 (1930-2020) 緣木得魚齋珍藏，此後家族傳承
Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne, 1978-81 (on loan).