Lot 359. A yellow-ground Famille-Rose 'Medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 5 3/4 in., 14.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Photo: Sothebys.
the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly flared rim, the exterior with three gilt-edged medallions enclosing a goat in a differing attitude beneath a tree in bloom, interspersed by floral sprays and clusters of fruit and precious objects reserved on an incised lemon-yellow ground, the interior decorated in underglaze blue with a double line medallion enclosing three goats encircled on the well by detached flowering and fruiting sprays, each tied with a Buddhist emblem, seal mark in underglaze blue.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York | 17 sept. 2013