Lot 3737. A fine coral-ground famille rose bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011
The deep rounded sides decorated with three pink peony blossoms reserved on a yellow-ground within a foliate border of scrolling green leaves and blue flowers, all against a ground of deep coral-red colour, box.
Property of the Yiqingge Collection
Note: Cf. the example included in the Exhibition of the Wonders of the Potter's Palette, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1984, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 104; and another from the Simon Kwan Collection included in the Exhibition of Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1983, Catalogue, no. 51.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 1 June 2011, Convention Hall