A fine doucai ogee-form bowl, Xianfeng six-character mark and of the period (1851-1861)

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Lot 4003. A fine doucai ogee-form bowl, Xianfeng six-character mark and of the period (1851-1861); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HKD 500,000© Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 

Painted to the interior with a central flower head with overlapping petals encircled by four peaches alternating with four stylised chrysanthemum sprays, the rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied to flower-sprays with bowed ribbons, the exterior with eight detached flower and fruit sprays above a band of ruyi-heads, all within double line borders, box

ProvenancePreviously sold at Christie's London, 13 November 2001, lot 130

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 1 June 2011, Convention Hall