Lot 488. A famille-rose 'Figure' bowl, Xianfeng mark and period (1831-1861). Diameter 4 1/4 in., 10.7 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2014.
rising from a short foot to a flaring rim, enameled on the exterior with a continuous scene of two scholars and their attendants engaged in various pursuits, six-character mark in underglaze blue.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 18 March 2014