A fine iron-red decorated blue and white 'Lotus' tea bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735)

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A fine iron-red decorated blue and white 'Lotus' tea bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,891 - $64,818). Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,818)Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The delicately potted bowl is decorated to the exterior with four iron-red lotus blooms surrounded by underglaze-blue leaves growing from scrolling stems. The decoration is framed by an underglaze-blue double line below the mouth rim and a single line to the foot ring. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.) diam., box

Christie's. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 2 December 2015, Convention Hall