Lot 30. A Doucai 'Floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, painted and enamelled around the exterior with three stylised floral sprays, the interior with a floral scroll medallion, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 14th September 2011, lot 404.