A very rare lobed polychrome dish for the Japanese market. Late Ming Dynasty. Photo courtesy Bonhams
The lobed flaring rim decorated with floral sprays within four cartouches encircling the central well enamelled with a boy carrying bundles of firewood under a pine tree set on a rocky hillside, the exterior with three groups of iron-red interlinked circles. 26.3cm (10 3/8in) diam. Estimate £18,000 - 25,000 (€22,000 - 30,000). Unsold.
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street. 7 Nov 2013 -www.bonhams.com