Lot 97. Two café-au-lait-ground famille rose bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016
One bowl is of ogee-form with a foliate rim and is decorated with flowers and insects. The other bowl is decorated with two birds amongst peonies and pine. The largest, 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam. Smaller bowl: light surface wear and scratches and some light rubbing to enamels. Larger bowl: Light surface wear and scratches and some light rubbing to enamels. Good overall condition. Estimation: USD 2,500 - 3,500
Provenance: Property of a private Singaporean collector, Sotheby's Olympia, London, 13 June 2003, lots 498 and 500.
Christie's on line. The Art of China.