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.
Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's London, 13 November 2001, lot 130