A Grisaille-Decorated Yellow-Ground Dayazhai Bowl. Yong Qing Chang Chun Mark In Iron Red, Guangxu Period (1875-1908). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012
The lemon-yellow exterior is decorated en grisaille with a wisteria vine in which a bird is perched, and is inscribed below the foliate rim with three characters in iron red, dayazhai, beside a seal reading tian di yi jia chun (springtime in heaven and earth, one family).
9 in. (22.9 cm.) diam. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000
清光緒 大雅齋黃地墨彩藤蘿花鳥紋花口盌 礬紅《永慶長春》楷書款
Provenance: Christie's New York, 20 November 1979, lot 339.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza