An iron-red decorated ‘Five Bats’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 233. An iron-red decorated ‘Five Bats’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) diamEstimate HK$50,000-70,000 (US$6,500-9,000). Price realised HKD 68,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The bowl is painted on the exterior in iron red with five bats between decorative scrolls bearing peaches and ruyi-heads. 4√ in. (12.5 cm.) diam.

Provenance: Sold at Christie’s Paris, 14 June 2006, lot 385

Property from the Sui Yuan Zhai Collection.

Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor