A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 834. A powder blue and gilt famille-verte bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 USD. Lot sold 2,125  USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the deep rounded sides of the interior with famille-verte shaped reserves of birds and flowers encircling a floral-form medallion enclosing the 'Hundred Antiques', the exterior gilt-decorated with further shaped reserves of birds and flowers against a finely mottled blue ground.

ProvenanceCollection of Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (1806-1884), Dalkeith Palace (in the Marble Hall), and thence by descent,
Collection of Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch, K.T., G.C.V.O (1894-1973). 
Christie's, London, 16th July 1973, lot 24, (inventory no. P254).

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017