Lot 141. A blue and white 'Lotus' bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Lot sold 7,500 GBP (10,454 EUR). Courtesy: Sotheby's.
the deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to an everted rim, painted in vibrant tones of underglaze-blue, with a medallion enclosing a single lotus spray to the interior, surrounded by undulating lotus scrolls, the rim encircled by a narrow band of demi lotus florets and curled lotus leaves, the decoration repeated on the exterior, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign-mark within a double-circle.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015, 11:00 AM