Lot 1616. A 'doucai' floral scroll bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.2 cm., 5 5/8 in. Est. 120,000—150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009.
the deep rounded sides painted in underglaze blue and colourfully enameled with six different flowers lotus, lily, chrysanthemum, camellia, hibiscus and aster, all borne on a continuous foliate scroll, above a band of linked ruyihead encircling the foot, the interior left undecorated, the base inscribed with a six-character seal script reign mark.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 Oct 2009