A Chinese porcelain blue and white bowl with lobed rim painted on the exterior with twelve immortals in the clouds, all above a moulded band of lotus petals, each painted with a branch of flowers and foliage, the interior well with a further immortal holding a peach branch over his shoulder on a cloud bank below a wide band at the rim of cash heightened with blossoms all on a blue ground.

20.2 cm, 8 inches diameter, 8.2 cm, 3 1/4 inches high.

Six-character mark of Chenghua within a double-ring, Kangxi (1662-1722).


Excellent apart from a minute foot nibble.