Lot 202. A pair of blue and white 'boys' bowls, Jiaqing six-character seal marks and of the period (1796-1820). 6 in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017
Each bowl is decorated with a continuous scene of boys at play in a garden, and also with various musical instruments in a procession, all below willow trees in a fenced garden.
Provenance: Property of a Nordic Gentleman.
Christies. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 7 November 2017, London