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A pair of blue and white ‘Lotus’ dishes, marks and period of Kangxi. Estimate 150,000200,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s

each with shallow rounded sides rising to a flared rim, decorated with three lotus heads and attendant buds wreathed in scrolling foliage, all below a lotus band on the interior rim, the exterior with further lotus, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 15.5 cm., 6 1/8  in.

PROVENANCE: One dish: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 29th November 1978, lot 262.
The other: Christie’s Hong Kong, 26th September 1989, lot 640.

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