A famille-rose and underglaze blue 'lotus' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

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Lot 1003. A famille-rose and underglaze blue 'lotus' bowl, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Diameter 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $8,750. © Sotheby's

with deep rounded sides, the exterior painted in polychrome enamels with lotus blossoms and leaves above rolling waves, the interior painted in underglaze blue with a dense lotus scroll around the sides and a lotus medallion in the center, the rim and foot ring gilt, the base with a six-character mark.

Provenance: C.C. Teng & Co.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017