Lot 3311. A blue and white ‘three friends’ bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 64,754 - USD 103,606). Price Realised HKD 625,000 (USD 80,955). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
The exterior is finely painted in rich cobalt-blue tones around the exterior of the deep rounded sides with a pine tree, bamboo and flowering prunus, all within double lines at the rim and short foot, the interior with a stylised cloud medallion encircled by double lines at the rim. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) diam., box
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall