Lot 40. A sang-de-boeuf-glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period  (1723-1735); 16cm (6 1/4in) diam. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000 (€18,000 - 24,000). Sold for £ 21,250 (€ 23,851). © Bonhams

Rising from a tall, slightly spreading stem, all under a rich red glaze, thinning slightly around the base of the bowl and the gently flaring rim. 

Provenance: a distinguished European private collection

Note: A similar stem cup with a Yongzheng mark and of the period in the Zhuyuetang Collection is illustrated in Shimmering Colours: Monochromes of the Yuan to Qing Periods, Hong Kong, 2005, no.42.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014