Chinese Famille Rose Enameled Porcelain Dish, Xuantong Six-Character Mark and of the Period. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

The shallow dish with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior painted with two songbirds perched on a blossoming prunus branch among sprays of chrysanthemum and other foliage. Diameter 8 3/4 inches. Gilt wear to rim. Interior with light surface scratching. Foot rim with minute chips to edge. Scattered pinholes. Estimate $6,000-8,000 

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10am. http://www.doylenewyork.com/