Lot 46. A pair of blue and white 'Mantouxin' bowls, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735). Diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.6 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 134,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's
each painted on the convex center of the interior with a lotus medallion within a border of lotus petals intertwined with pomegranate-shaped motifs, the exterior with four circular medallions encircling the recessed base, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle (2).
Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th November 1984, lot 384.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012