Lot 30. Two powder-blue-ground famille verte bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722); The larger, 77⁄8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
The first bowl is decorated to the exterior with shaped cartouches depicting flowers and precious antiques. The interior is decorated with a central flower basket, all framed by a powder-blue ground with gilt decoration. The second bowl is decorated to the exterior with flowers in gilt on a powder-blue ground. The interior rim is decorated with a band of auscpicious emblems.
Provenance: The first bowl:
With Hyam & Co, London (according to label)
Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century.
Christie's. The Art of China: Spring Edition, 20 February 2020