A celadon-glazed incised 'bats and waves' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng

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A celadon-glazed incised 'bats and waves' bowl, Mark and period of YongzhengEstimate  100,000 — 150,000  HKD.  Lot Sold. 300,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's

finely potted with gently everted sides rising from a tapered foot, incised on the interior with two bats encircled by waves within a central medallion, the exterior further incised with nine bats hovering above tempestuous waves battering three rocky outcrops, applied overall with a smooth sea-green glaze thinning to white at the rim, the base left white and inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle; 12 cm., 4 3/8  in.

NoteCompare the incised decoration on this bowl with that found on a Qianlong celadon-glazed incised-decorated washer from the J.M. Hu collection, sold in these rooms, 9th October 2012, lot 101.

Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE 2015 | 3:15 PM HKT - HONG KONG