A pair of incised yellow-glazed saucer dishes. Yongzheng six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams

Each crisply potted with rounded sides incised on the exterior with delicate floral scrolls, the interior and underside covered with a bright lemon glaze, box. 14.5cm (5¾in) diam. (3). Estimate: £40,000 - 60,000, CNY 400,000 - 590,000, HK$ 480,000 - 720,000

Provenance: Christie's London, 10 June 1996, lot 112
The Inder Rieden Collection

Compare a similar yellow-glazed incised dish, illustrated by Yau Hok Wa, ed., Shimmering Colours : Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods: The Zhuyuetang Collection, Hong Kong, 2005, Catalogue no.127. See also a similar dish sold at Christie's New York, 19 September 2006, lot 388.

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 10 Nov 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com