A doucai 'medallion' jar. Qianlong Seal Mark And PeriodPhoto Sotheby's

of ovoid form, painted and enameled with two registers of eight roundels, each containing iron-red chrysanthemums, interspersed with yellow lotus sprays, all between underglaze blue bands of ruyi lappets, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 4 1/8 in., 10.4 cm. Estimation: 40,000 - 60,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 30,000 USD

PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 16th May 1989, lot 298

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York | 11 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com