Lot 1817. A famille rose bowl, Daoguang seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
With rounded sides supported on a straight foot ring, brightly enameled around the exterior with two scenes of rice cultivation alternating with two scenes of sericulture, each scene accompanied by a short verse describing the activity, the rim gilded.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011