A large Chinese blue and white porcelain bowl. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Gibson Antiques

Of octagonal panelled form, vividly painted in underglaze-blue with alternating figural and landscape scenes, including pine, prunus, chrysanthemum and carp, the interior with a central roundel enclosing a figure of a scholar within a further panelled border containing millet, prunus, bamboo, lotus, birds and insects. Diameter: 29cm. Price 18 000 €

Gibson Antiques will be exhibiting at the Maastricht Fine Art Open House 2012, which runs alongside TEFAF from the 15th to the 25th March 2012 between 11am and 6pm daily

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