Lot 2296. A fine doucai 'Lotus' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013
The rounded sides of the bowl are delicately painted in underglaze blue and enamelled in the doucai technique with three double-lotus sprays issuing leafy tendrils. The interior is decorated with a medallion enclosing a single lotus stalk, the petals picked out in iron-red.
Christie's. Imperial Sale; Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall, 29 May 2013