A White-glazed dish.  Guangxu Mark and Period. Photo Sotheby's

the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flaring rim, the exterior incised overall with a stylised wave pattern, covered with an ivory white glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character Guangxu mark, bound with a metal rim; 18.2cm., 7 1/8 in., diam. Estimate 3,000-5,000 GBP.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 09 Nov 2011 www.sothebys.com