A famille-rose 'Mille-Fleurs' cup, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Photo: Sotheby's.

of deep 'U' form with slightly flaring sides rising from a small foot, the exterior and foot delicately painted in brilliant enamels of magenta, yellow, green, lavender, iron-red and white with a dense bouquet of mixed flowers including large clusters of chrysanthemum, surrounded by sprigs of camellia, iris, lotus, hydrangea, daylily and aster, all blooming against a ground of dense foliage below a gilt rim, the interior and base left white, the latter inscribed in iron red with a six-character seal mark; diameter 8.6 cm., 3 3/8  in. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 HKD

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Hong Kong | 08 oct. 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com