Lot 1399. A famille rose 'sanduo' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820); 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.
The deep, rounded sides are decorated with the 'Three Abundances' (sanduo), leafy, fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and lychee.
Note: A Jiaqing-marked bowl of this pattern was included in the exhibition, Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1973, no. 106; as well as in the Hong Kong O.C.S. Exhibition of Ch'ing Polychrome Porcelain, 1977, no. 86; and subsequently illustrated in The Powell-Cotton Collection of Chinese Ceramics, Birchington, England, 1988, col. pl. 16, no. 105, where it is shown together with the Qianlong prototype, no. 88.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September 2013