Lot 220. A large Famille-Verte punch bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.
painted to the exterior with shaped floral panels reserved on a fish-roe ground, below a diaper band with shaped cartouches of precious objects, the interior with flowers issuing from rocks, the rim with a diaper band with shaped panels of mythical beasts and antiques; 34.8 cm, 13 5/8 in.