Pair of Chinese Canton Enamel Saucer Dishes
Pair of Chinese canton enamel saucer dishes, Qianlong (1736-95), decorated in the centre with an outdoor scene of the Three Star Gods meeting beneath a pine tree, Shoulao pictured on the left, leaning on a staff, offering a peach to the small boy held by Fuxing, the rim decorated with a scrollwork border, the reverse with scrolling lotus sprays;
Diameter: 4 ½ in. (11.3 cm.);
stresslines and one with tiny starcrack with minor loss to front and reverse.
Shoulao, Luxing and Fuxing are the Daoist dignitaries personifying Good Fortune, Prosperity and Longevity.