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A pair of blue and white ‘Eight Immortals’ bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate 80,000120,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s

each decorated in shades of blue around the exterior with the ‘Eight Immortals’, holding their respective attributes standing on a ruyi above a wavy sea, between double lines encircling the rim and foot, the interior with three immortals within a medallion including Shou Lao holding a peach, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark;10.9 cm., 4 1/4  in.

Sotheby’s, Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 24 Nov 2014, 02:30 PM