A pair of iron-red and underglaze blue 'wufu' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908)

Lot 1004. A pair of iron-red and underglaze blue 'wufu' dishes, Guangxu marks and period (1875-1908). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.3 cm. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Sold: $8,750. © Sotheby's

each with shallow rounded sides over a short tapered foot, the interior with five iron-red bats amid inky cobalt clouds, the exterior with three underglaze blue bats flying upward toward the rim, the base with a six-character mark.

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