A Fine Pair Of Small Famille Rose Dishes. Yongzheng Six-Character Marks In Underglaze Blue Within Double Circles And Of The Period (1723-1735). photo Christie's Ltd 2011

Each with slightly curved flared sides rising from a rounded angle above the slightly tapering foot, the interior delicately painted with pink-flowered begonia, blue aster, and a grass stem; 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $100,900

Provenance: John Sparks, Ltd., London.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II,  15 - 16 September 2011. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. www.christies.com