Lot 193. A doucai 'peony' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 ½ in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 8,125 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The dish is decorated in underglaze blue and coloured enamels to the interior with a circular panel enclosing a central peony flowerhead surrounded by further leafy flower sprays. The exterior is decorated with peonies growing from a meandering foliate scroll.