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A large powder-blue-ground copper-red 'prunus' dish, Kangxi

Painted at the centre with a scalloped panel enclosing a blossoming prunus branch, with the flowers skilfully rendered in copper-red, all reserved on a rich powder-blue ground.  36cm (14in) diam. Sold for £2,040

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com