Lot 963. A famille rose 'Bat' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014
The center of the interior is decorated in iron-red with five bats (wufu), their wings outstretched and arranged in a circle centering a shou character. The exterior is decorated in famille rose enamels with meandering floral scroll.
Property from the Collection of Arthur Moore, New York
Provenance: Acquired in New York prior to 1970.
Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza